Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Vermont Lawmakers Get Good Revenue News

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont lawmakers grappling with how much new revenue they need to raise in the coming fiscal year just got some welcome news.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Energy Siting Report Released

Credit Vermont Department of Public Service

The Vermont Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission issued its final report to the governor and legislature earlier this week. Reaction to the report’s recommendations runs the gamut from enthusiastic to lukewarm.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Hospital Union Holds Informational Picket

NYSNA picketers near CVPH Medical Center
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Members of the New York State Nurses Association at the largest hospital in Plattsburgh took their concerns over staffing and wages to the streets Thursday.  Union members held an informational picket over stalled contract negotiations with the CVPH Medical Center.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Vermont's Shumlin Urges Lawmakers Against More Taxes

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Governor Peter Shumlin says he's sorry Vermont's gasoline and diesel taxes had to go up this year, and he's urging lawmakers to pass no other tax increases.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Welfare-to-Work Focus of Vermont Budget Debate

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Vermont program for getting people off public assistance and into the workforce is drawing debate at both ends of the Statehouse.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Fletcher Allen Health Care Receives Largest Gift in its History

Fletcher Allen CEO John Brumsted receives property transfer documents from Bob and Holly Miller.
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont’s biggest medical center has received its largest gift in its history.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vermont Woman Disfigured in Attack Reveals New Face

Left to right: Carmen Blandin Tarleton before the attack, after the lye attack, and after her face transplant.
Credit Brigham and Womens Hospital

A Vermont woman whose ex-husband doused her with industrial-strength lye in 2007, disfiguring her, has revealed her new face.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vermont Activists Rally at Statehouse on May Day

Credit Vermont Workers Center

More than 1,000 community activists gathered on the lawn of the Vermont Statehouse to celebrate May Day.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vermont Senate Approves Tax Bill, Turns to Budget

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Vermont Senate has voted to raise $9.4 million in new revenues to support a $1.3 billion general fund budget, in part by capping the deduction that homeowners can take from their state income taxes for mortgage interest.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vermont House Rejects Referendum on Aid in Dying

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The Vermont House has rejected an attempt to put before voters a referendum on whether to allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it.

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