Contentious Races, Numerous Candidates Define August’s Second Super Tuesday
2022 Elections
Contentious Races, Numerous Candidates Define August's Second Super Tuesday
2022-08-05 19:33:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — There will be no shortage of names on the ballots in four states as 2022’s elongated primary season continues. Some of the contests have already taken unexpected twists and turns and all, on some level, will be a... Read More

Vermont Bestows $1M in Grants for Electric Charging Stations
In The States
Vermont Bestows $1M in Grants for Electric Charging Stations
2022-07-25 17:18:20
by Dan McCue

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The state of Vermont has awarded $1 million in grant funding to subsidize the cost of purchasing and installing electric vehicle charging stations outside apartment buildings and other multi-unit properties to provide residents with access to at-home... Read More

Could Vermont Elect its First Congresswoman?
Political News
Could Vermont Elect its First Congresswoman?
2022-07-12 20:51:27
by Madeline Hughes

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont is the only state in the U.S. that has never elected a woman to Congress. However, the odds favor voters sending a woman to represent the Green Mountain State in 2022 as six of the eight... Read More

Vermont to Send Ballots to All Voters, Governor Wants Policy Expanded
In The States
Vermont to Send Ballots to All Voters, Governor Wants Policy Expanded
2021-06-08 20:57:40
by Dan McCue

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed into law Monday a bill  making universally mailed ballots a permanent feature of the state’s general election.  But Scott went a step further, calling on the General Assembly to extend the policy... Read More

Wild Songbirds Spreading Salmonella Infection
Health
Wild Songbirds Spreading Salmonella Infection
2021-04-08 14:23:41
by Alexa Hornbeck

The CDC has issued a report finding that small, yellow-tinged songbirds from the finch family were linked to 19 infections of salmonella across the U.S.   Rachel Curtis-Robles, a public health educator and outreach officer for the California Department of... Read More

Census Estimates Show Population Decline in 16 States
State News
Census Estimates Show Population Decline in 16 States
2021-01-22 21:03:04
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — New Census Bureau estimates show 16 states saw population declines last year as the nation experienced its slowest overall growth since the Great Depression, a new Pew Charitable Trusts analysis shows. According to the analysis, which first appeared... Read More

Vermont Governor Proposes $400 Million Coronavirus Aid Package
State News
Vermont Governor Proposes $400 Million Coronavirus Aid Package
2020-05-20 21:19:39
by Gaspard Le Dem

Vermont’s Republican Gov. Phil Scott announced a $400 million coronavirus relief package on Wednesday that taps into some of the $1.25 billion in funding the state received through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. In March, Congress... Read More

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