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Vermont Attorney General Announces Settlement with ‘Member Choice’ Discount Travel Operator

News Release — Office of the Attorney General Nov. 22, 2016 Contact: James Layman Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-2315 VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH “MEMBER CHOICE” DISCOUNT TRAVEL CLUB OPERATOR AND MARKETERS, AND SUES DECEPTIVE TRAVEL CLUB SELLERS FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION VIOLATIONS Thirty-two Vermonters who were deceived into purchasing nearly worthless memberships in the […]

Vermont Democratic Party: RGA Ad Glosses Over Scott’s Own Tax Record

News Release — Vermont Democratic Party Sept. 28, 2016 Contact: Christina Amestoy, VDP Communications Director (802) 448-4239 [email protected] Burlington, VT – Today the national Republican Governors Association went up on air with their first negative ad of the campaign – a misleading attack against Sue Minter. This out of touch cookie-cutter hit is straight from […]

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO Dr. James N. Weinstein Among ‘110 Physician Leaders to Know’

News Release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center September 8, 2016 Contact: Mike Barwell (603) 653-1984 [email protected] Follow on Twitter: @DartmouthHitch LEBANON, NH — Dr. James N. Weinstein, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named among “110 Physician Leaders to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review. This is the second consecutive year that he has been named […]

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VTDigger/Castleton Institute Poll: Full results

We sampled 682 Vermonters on topics ranging from gun control to the performance of lawmakers and Gov. Peter Shumlin. Here are the results.

New Health Department reports measure health risks and behaviors of Vermonters

Two new reports that measure the health risks and behaviors of Vermonters from middle school through adulthood have just been published by the Health Department at www.healthvermont.gov.

Welch’s political war chest adds another $213,000

Sanders and Leahy each take in about $30,000 in July-Sept. campaign finance reporting period.

Sanders ordered to hit the deck during Capitol Hill shooting

Vermont delegation unharmed in street incident that forced the U.S. Capitol into lockdown; Sanders was outside when shooting occurred.

90 percent of Vermonters can now text 911

With the new system, Vermont will be the first in the country to provide statewide 911 texting.

State revenues hug targets for now, budget gap looms for 2015

Tracking very close to revenue forecasts, state tax collections leave little room to buffer mounting pressures from Medicaid and other sources, the Joint Fiscal Office reported Wednesday morning.

Leahy-led hearing addresses feds’ policies on state-legalized marijuana

Also today, the Marijuana Policy Project announced Vermont is one of 10 states it’s targeting for legalization by 2017.

Tropical Storm Irene: Ruined state records get the freezer treatment

Approximately 500 boxes of important state documents were soaked when floodwaters damaged the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Vermont farmers concerned over ‘one-size-fits-all’ food regulations

FDA hears objection to proposed rules from Vermont groups that say changes don’t take into account the needs of small and organic farm operations.

VPIRG delivers 30,000 signatures in support of GMO labeling law

Since the beginning of May, canvassers have spoken to more than 50,000 Vermonters and collected approximately 30,000 signatures in support of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) labeling.