Vermont Senate

New England News
6:30 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Vermont Senate Moves Gun Bill To House For Consideration

The Vermont Senate this afternoon passed a bill that sets new restrictions on gun ownership.  The battle lines are being drawn ahead of House debate.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Vermont Senate Advances Trimmed-Down Gun Ownership Bill

The Vermont Senate has taken a key vote in support of a trimmed-down bill that sets some new restrictions on firearms ownership.

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New England News
9:09 am
Sun March 22, 2015

Vermont Senate To Take Up New Gun Restrictions

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The Vermont Senate is set to confront one of the most hotly debated bills of the 2015 legislative session — one tightening rules for firearms possession.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Vermont Senate Passes Stun Gun Training Bill

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The Vermont Senate has passed a bill calling for enhanced police training on the use of electronic stun guns.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Vermont Senate Considers $1.4 Billion Budget

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The Vermont Senate is debating a $1.44 billion general fund budget, with increases for Medicaid providers, health care for retired teachers and affordable housing.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Vermont Senate To Debate Lyme Disease Bill

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Doctors and other health professionals would be immune from professional conduct charges if they pursued a hotly debated course of treatment for Lyme disease under a bill given preliminary approval by the Vermont Senate.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

VT Bill Targets 'Bait-And-Switch' On Sick Days

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The Vermont Senate has voted to support a bill that says if employers offer sick days, they can't penalize workers who take them.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Sirotkin Replaces Late Wife In Vermont Senate

Michael Sirotkin
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Long-time Montpelier lobbyist Michael Sirotkin has taken the oath of office to replace his late wife, Sally Fox, in the Vermont Senate.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Spouse Appointed To Fill Vermont Senate Seat

Michael Sirotkin
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Governor Shumlin has appointed the husband of a late state senator to fill her seat.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Vermont Legislature Adjourns Session

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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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