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Threat of government shutdown looms over budget impasse

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By Xander Landen Gov. Phil Scott meets with Senate leaders to discuss expectations for the special session starting this week. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger As a budget impasse in Montpelier drags on into another week of negotiations, an uncommon threat loo... More »

Coyote hunting contests banned in Vermont

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By Elizabeth Gribkoff, VTDigger.org Vermont becomes second state to ban coyote contests. Photo by Christopher Bruno/Wikimedia Commons Vermont has become the second state in the nation to ban coyote killing contests, following in the footsteps of California. Th... More »

Top 10 bills approved by the Vermont Legislature this 2018

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By Elizabeth Gribkoff, VTDigger.org Lawmakers are sworn in on the first day of the legislative session. Photo by Anne Galloway/VTDigger Vermont’s senators and representatives worked past midnight Saturday to reach compromises on the tax bill, the budget and ot... More »

Gender-neutral bathrooms will become law July 1

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By Kelsey Neubauer, VTDigger.org Gov. Phil Scott signs the bathroom bill at a Statehouse ceremony Friday. Outright Vermont photo Vermont has become the latest state to safeguard bathroom access to people who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming, un... More »

Budget passed under loom of veto threat

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By Xander Landen, VTDigger.org Rep. Kitty Toll, D-Danville, speaks on the House floor about the fiscal year 2018 budget. Photo by Elizabeth Hewitt/VTDigger Paving the way for late night adjournment, the Legislature passed a $5.86 billion budget Saturday that m... More »