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Spending plan for $18M in Volkswagen money stalls out

Legislation calls for spending the money in part to boost electric vehicles, but the bill failed to emerge from committee in time.

House panels approve $12M health care package and zero in on taxes

The package would strengthen primary care in Vermont and reduce out-of-pocket costs for low- and middle-income people insured through the Vermont Health Connect exchange.

Lawmakers look to tighten May 31 deadline for Vermont Health Connect

Lawmakers press Shumlin for tighter contingency plans if health exchange doesn’t function as promised.

House committee passes bill allowing individuals to bypass Vermont Health Connect

Vermonters who buy direct from carriers could not receive subsidies, leaving about 12,000 who could benefit from the direct enrollment process.