State News

Child protection reform bill becomes law

By Elizabeth Hewitt, Flanked by dozens of lawmakers, state officials and others, Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law Monday, June 15, a bill that addresses wide-ranging aspects of Vermont’s child protection system. Lawmakers first began work on S.9 more […]

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Local News

House closes budget gap with $113 left over

By Elizabeth Hewitt, Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee were left with relief and a $113 surplus after unanimously approving an FY 2016 state budget plan Monday. The committee scrounged together enough in cuts, one-time money and revenue to […]

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