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  • 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.

  • Greater Burlington commuters spared a bus strike

    Chittenden County commuters can look forward to a hassle-free bus ride to work after the bus drivers' union and country transportation authorities reached a contract deal.

  • Vermont's Bernie Sanders readies 2016 run, blasts 'Clinton type of politics'

    Progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders is readying a potential 2016 presidential primary challenge to Hillary Clinton, claiming that the “same old same old ... Clinton type of politics” won't solve the problems of the nation.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...