The Vermont Senate has passed a bill calling for enhanced police training on the use of electronic stun guns.
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.
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.
The Vermont Senate has voted to support a bill that says if employers offer sick days, they can't penalize workers who take them.
Long-time Montpelier lobbyist Michael Sirotkin has taken the oath of office to replace his late wife, Sally Fox, in the Vermont Senate.
Governor Shumlin has appointed the husband of a late state senator to fill her seat.
The Vermont Legislature ended the first half of its biennium Tuesday night, bringing the 2013 session to a close.
The day after the Vermont Senate passed legislation allowing doctors to provide lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it, legislators gave backers of the bill a scare.
The Vermont Senate is poised to debate a compromise proposal on aid-in-dying legislation that supporters are giving a strong chance of passage.
The Vermont Senate has approved legislation that would remove criminal penalties and replace them with civil fines like a traffic ticket for possession of up to an ounce of marijuana.