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The Alliance for a Healthier Vermont is renewing its push for a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and has hired a new leader for the campaign.
New legislation out of Washington is being touted as a big help for abuse victims and domestic violence support groups.
Vermont Attorney William Sorrell said Tuesday lawmakers should consider reducing the privacy of cases handled by the Department for Children and Families and other state agencies investigating the abuse and neglect of children.
Vermont has raised more than $160,000 in private donations to help defend what would be the nation's first GMO labeling law.
United States Senator Patrick Leahy introduced an updated version of his USA Freedom Act on Capitol Hill early Tuesday and urged his colleagues to use this "historical opportunity" to reform government surveillance.
In the 2014 edition of a data book that ranks U.S. states on child well-being, Vermont ranked second overall, with quality education acting as a driving force.
Notes: Senators in Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming all are paid per day or week of legislative service.
Using the WPTZ Mobile App? Tap here for video. "The nickname in China was the 100-day cough and it's no joke," said CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer Lucy Breakwell.
In a report for Sunday's NBC Meet the Press , correspondent Kevin Tibbles highlighted Vermont's effort "to push into unchartered waters and go further than ObamaCare."
In Sicily, they say that fish start rotting from the head. In the past few months, as we've gotten closer and closer to the end of President George W. Bush's failed terms in office, we've been witnessing a mind-boggling amount of corruption, greed, evil, and downright stupidity.
It was a great day on Tuesday when Vermont became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage and the first state in the country to enact it without a court order.
They called him "Silent Cal," but Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States - the second one born in Vermont and the only U.S. president to be born on the Fourth of July - said one of the most beautiful things I've ever read about the state.
Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country.
The Vermont Department of Health is advising residents who spend time outdoors to do daily tick checks this summer, a year after the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the state peaked.
A group of students and educators took their first step in a joint effort to make higher education more affordable for Vermont students.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:55 am
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