MONTPELIER | Bills about drones near prison, fireworks, marijuana odor, studying carbon taxation, the statewide voter checklist, campaign finance,  child fatality, human trafficking, vagrancy, animal cruelty and more... more

Mar 17, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott signed Executive Order No. 02-18, which directs the Agency of Administration to ensure that all state contracts with internet providers include net neutrality protections. more

Feb 28, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | During February, the committees of the Vermont Legislature decide which bills should – and should not – receive approval and move on for further consideration by the General Assembly. more

Feb 22, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | In a recent online report entitled “Making the Grade?” (Vermont Digger), it  presents the results of the tests used by Vermont and 14 other states to determine public school student proficiency in English and math... more

Feb 14, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

I’m deeply saddened at the passing of our friend, Tony Pomerleau, and I send my sincere sympathy to his wife Rita, son Ernie, and the entire family. more

Feb 13, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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MONPELIER | Here in Vermont, stock car drivers can earn some top dollars on the ACT circuit this coming racing season. more

Feb 5, 2018 4:27 PM Sports

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MONPELIER | Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity was dissolved by an executive order. more

Jan 26, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

The biennial session of the Legislature that convenes this week will face more than its share of hot button issues. Here’s a quick survey of the 2018 agenda. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | Vermont Gov. Scott delivered his 2018 State of the State address Jan. 4 highlighting the progress of the past year and strengthening his commitment to growing the economy and making Vermont more affordable... more

Jan 22, 2018 4:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | Gov. Phil Scott announced the appointment of Randy Brock, of Swanton, to represent the Franklin District in the Vermont State Senate. more

Jan 7, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | It sure was a different time when Vermont Democrat Gov. Phil Hoff spanked a GOP female legislator, as seen in this 1965 AP WirePhoto. more

Dec 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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RUTLAND | Considering her academic achievements and background in finance, chemistry and agriculture, Wendy Wilton’s experience in state and local politics has helped prepared her for the less overtly political role of U.S. Farm Service Agency... more

Dec 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | In Colorado, commercial marijuana cultivation comprises about half of all demand for new electricity. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets hired a new director of policy and communications. more

Dec 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | Research shows marijuana legalization will lead to more traffic highway deaths, Vermont’s top cop told the Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission Nov.14. more

Nov 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | The Act 73 Working Group released its recommendations last week for long-term water quality funding to meet the state’s clean water goals. more

Nov 23, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER |  On Oct. 12, former Vermont state Sen. Wendy Wilton of Rutland asked her Facebook friends, “Anybody have an update on whether or not Vermont is meeting its [greenhouse gas emission reduction] goals?” more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Labor Relations Board released the results of the Community College of Vermont faculty union election Oct. 12, and CCV faculty have voted for a collective bargaining unit represented by the American Federation of Teachers. more

Oct 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | Vermont State Police Director Col. Matthew Birmingham took the opportunity last week to congratulate those who are receiving promotions within the Vermont State Police, and members of our community for acts of heroism ... more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Department of Public Safety has conditionally approved PhytoScience Institute, LLC, as the state's fifth marijuana dispensary. more

Sep 26, 2017 9:57 AM The Vermont Eagle

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