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Last month, we introduced a bi-state family and medical leave insurance program, the Twin State Paid Family Leave plan, that would build a public-private partnership to provide access to paid family and medical leave for all residents... Read more

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When it comes to using state taxpayer dollars to advance his left-of-center political agenda, Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman isn’t shy. Read more



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MIDDLEBURY | Rep. Harvey Smith of Addison County’s 5th district concurs with last week’s comments by Rutland County State Sen. Brian Collamore. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, we asked Addison County Sen. Chris Bray (D) about the upcoming legislative session in Montpelier. This week, we talk with the first of two Rutland County and Addison County Republicans about their perspectives. Read more

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The leader of the new, veto-proof supermajority Vermont House Democratic caucus predicts the Legislature will seek action on three bills Gov. Phil Scott has opposed: Read more

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ALBANY | The Working Families Party endorsed Cynthia Nixon over Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont State House approved a modified version of Paid Family Leave (H.196), allowing six weeks of paid leave at 80% compensation for bonding with a new child or taking care of a sick relative. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | New Yorkers gained a new safety net on Jan. 1. Read more

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