Mar 11, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is calling on lawmakers to raise the state minimum wage in steps to $10.10 by 2017 but some business groups say it's not the right step to increase incomes for Vermonters.
Shumlin said Monday "it's imperative to raise the minimum wage in Vermont to what the President has recommended." Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will help lead an overnight session of the Senate's Climate Action Task Force in what he terms a wake-up call on global warming.
Sanders -- an Independent who is co-sponsor of a bill that would tax carbon and methane emissions -- will be joined by New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Maine Sen. Angus King and two dozen other task force members. Go to full article
Mar 07, 2014 — BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The company that provides bus service in parts of northern Vermont is preparing its riders for a possible strike by its unionized bus drivers. ... Go to full article
Mar 05, 2014 — Three towns in Vermont are pushing back against a plan to build a natural gas pipeline connecting to the International Paper mill in Ticonderoga. At Town Meeting Day... Go to full article
Mar 05, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Lowell voters are standing behind their support for a 21-turbine industrial wind power project making electricity on a ridge above the northern Vermont... Go to full article
Feb 27, 2014 — CLARENDON, Vt. (AP) A public health veterinarian is warning Vermonters to make sure their domestic animals are vaccinated against rabies after a rabid bobcat was shot in the... Go to full article