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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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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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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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The Vermont House has rejected a series of attempts to debate the basing of the F-35 fighter jet in Burlington.

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The Vermont House has advanced a bill that would change the offense of possessing up to an ounce of marijuana from a misdemeanor crime to a civil offense similar to a speeding violation.

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