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4 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is calling for lawmakers to incrementally raise the state minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017.
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7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Accidental heroin deaths in Connecticut last year were up 48 percent from 2012, mirroring a trend across New England and the nation that the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called an "urgent public health crisis."
8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder warned about the growing scourge of opiate addiction and overdoses while urging law enforcement officials to carry the anti-overdose drug naloxone in a video message posted to the Justice Department's website.
Senator Bernie Sanders is among a group of Senators set to hold an "all-nighter" to call attention to climate Change.
His office says the Governor was at Brown University in Providence taking part in a forum with the Rhode Island Governor.
Stephanie Predel is off heroin. But the Bennington, Vt., area, where she lives, is in the throes of an epidemic.
Last fall, Gov. Peter Shumlin publicly supported an initiative that is supposed to make it easier for the state to keep guns out of the hands of alleged domestic abusers.
The Statehouse is quiet Friday as legislators enjoy the final day of their weeklong Town Meeting Day break.
Gov. Peter Shumlin will face at least one challenger in next fall's election -- Emily Peyton, a resident of Shumlin's hometown of Putney .
Again this year, news reports around the state have brought renewed focus to our state's education funding system, and the resultant skyrocketing property taxes.
"not in my backyard" - is the rallying cry when asked if there is a drug problem in one's neighborhood.
The company that provides bus service in the Burlington area is warning riders of a possible strike by drivers next week.
Gov. Peter Shumlin is promising to "redouble efforts" to improve the education funding system in response to school budget rejections on Town Meeting Day.
The civil trial over Burlington Telecom's financial problems is over. It's now up to the judge to decide the outcome.
Peter Shumlin, governor of Vermont, recently devoted his entire State of the State Message to what he said was "a full-blown heroin crisis" gripping Vermont.