Vermont Legislature

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Vermont’s Governor signed a bill Monday that will allow Vermont physicians to prescribe lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients that request it.

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The Vermont Legislature ended the first half of its biennium Tuesday night, bringing the 2013 session to a close.

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Vermont lawmakers finishing up their business for the year, but some items will not be completed before expected adjournment this evening.

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Vermont lawmakers say they're giving up their effort this year to make the state's income tax more progressive.

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A group of Vermont lawmakers is calling for a national constitutional convention to reverse the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision on campaign money.

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The Vermont Senate has beaten back another bid to pass legislation that would allow child care workers in the state to unionize for the purpose of negotiating subsidies and working conditions with the state.

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The Vermont Senate is poised to debate a compromise proposal on aid-in-dying legislation that supporters are giving a strong chance of passage.

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and legislative leaders say they've reached a deal on a budget and taxes for the coming fiscal year that they say won't require any additional tax increases.

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Vermont lawmakers have a heavy agenda this week as they work to end the session by Saturday.

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With just a week or two to go in this year's Vermont Legislative session, it's becoming clear that lawmakers won't pass a bill requiring labels on genetically modified food.

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