More Vermont Articles

  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry. Americans...

  • Vermont leading US in GMO labeling campaign

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor. The House voted 114-30 on Wednesday to support the bill, which would require the GMO...

  • Competing bills in Congress and Vermont revive GMO debate

    Two competing pieces of legislation -- one in Congress and another in Vermont -- are reviving debate over genetically modified foods. On Capitol Hill, Rep. Mike Pompeo has a bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration the sole authority to require labeling to indicate that foods have...

  • Vermont program could grow to meet heat pump boom

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Money from Vermont's statewide energy efficiency program could be used to install electric heat pumps — and insulation in the houses where they are going — under legislation endorsed Friday by the Vermont Senate. The program, Efficiency Vermont, traditionally used...

  • No deal reached to end Vermont bus drivers' strike

    The bus drivers' strike in Vermont's largest county is continuing after another meeting between the union and bus company failed to reach a solution.

  • Vermont transportation: Think of riders during strike

    The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging both sides in a public bus service contract dispute to remember passenger needs in their efforts to resolve the strike.

  • Vermont House advances bill on Lyme disease treatment

    The Vermont House is expected to give final passage to a bill that would give doctors more flexibility in treating Lyme disease. The bill up for final action Wednesday would allow doctors to prescribe long-term antibiotics to patients diagnosed with the tick-borne illness.



From the Weekly Standard

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