Vermont’s Refugee Resettlement Program has requested 100 more Syrian and Iraqi refugees to be sent to Rutland, and so far local residents are quiet about whether they plan to oppose the move.
Of the three finalists left bidding for Burlington Telecom, all three are committed to former President Barack Obama’s net neutrality policy — a stance, critics say, could hurt consumers and innovation.
The state’s land use and development law has been on the books for almost a half century, and now a new commission is going back to the drawing board to see what the next 50 years should bring.
The Vermont Department of Labor has announced that the state unemployment rate for August is just 3 percent, about the lowest in the past decade. However, that standard statistic leaves out a significant percentage of Vermonters who aren’t working for one reason or another.
Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe has announced the results for the 2016-2017 Smarter Balanced Assessments for math and English, and according to the Agency of Education, student scores have dipped since last year.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America visited the capital and held what was advertised as a public meeting, only to turn away about a dozen pro-gun rights guests at the door.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will announce a single-payer health care plan dubbed “Medicare for all” on Wednesday, but early responses show Democrats are already split over it.
One community has become divided after the Vermont Council on Rural Development visited with its Climate Economy Model Communities Program, and now another is about to embrace the same controversial program.
A recent state Supreme Court decision lets independent contractors register as limited liability corporations and forego the requirement of unemployment insurance, but so far the ruling has had little impact on the number of contractors applying for LLC status in Vermont.