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COVID State of Vermont advisory, March 17

This update is also available at under UPDATES The CDC is regularly updating its guidance at Current Status in Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has called on Vermonters to help protect our most vulnerable ­– the elderly and the very ill ­– and announced several strategies to help slow the spread of the new […]

Green Mountain Care Board announces rural health services task force listening session

In honor of National Rural Health Day, the Rural Health Services Task Force will be holding a meeting in the Northeast Kingdom at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. National Rural Health Day was founded to showcase rural America; increase awareness of rural health-related challenges; and promote the efforts of those addressing those challenges. The task force […]

Let’s Grow Kids to host FREE Leading Change for Children Advocacy conferences in Montpelier, Johnson and Manchester

Let’s Grow Kids (LGK) is hosting free Leading Change for Children advocacy conferences in Montpelier, Johnson and Manchester that will bring Vermonters from all walks of life together in support of high-quality, affordable child care. “It’s because of the 30,000 Vermonters who’ve joined this movement that we saw a historic $7.4 million investment in child care in […]

Department of Labor highlights career opportunities for veterans during National Apprenticeship Week

Contact: Kyle Thweatt, Vermont Department of Labor 802-461-8807 | [email protected] Montpelier, VT – As the nation recognizes service members this Veteran’s Day, The Vermont Department of Labor wishes to highlight the workforce training and education opportunities, and resources available to veterans transitioning from a military to civilian career.  At each of Vermont’s 12 local Career Resource […]

Sanders proposes bold veterans agenda

Campaign Releases Video Chronicling 2014’s Landmark LegislationNovember 11, 2019Contact: [email protected] WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released his veterans agenda, called “Honoring Our Commitment to Veterans,” which will guarantee veterans the benefits and services they were promised, protect and expand disability benefits for veterans, guarantee justice for veterans and expand opportunities for veterans. The […]

Public hearing on wetlands regulation in the state

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Bridport Community/Masonic Hall 52 Crown Point Road, Bridport, VT 05734  The Legislative Study Committee on Wetlands (Committee) will hold a public hearing on the regulation of wetlands in the State on Wednesday, November 20, from 9:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. at the Bridport Community/Masonic Hall, at 52 […]

Gov. Phil Scott proclaims fifth annual national apprenticeship week in Vermont

Contact Kyle Thweatt, Department of Labor 802-828-4251 | [email protected] Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Department of Labor today celebrated the fifth annual National Apprenticeship Week during a proclamation signing at Benoit Electric in Barre. “As our labor force has declined, Vermont employers are left struggling to fill good paying jobs and too many of […]

Rutland Regional Medical Center receives national recognition for meritorious outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, Marketing & Public Relations802.772.2843 or [email protected] Rutland, Vermont: The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Rutland Regional Medical Center, as one of 88 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018.  As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Rutland Regional is required to […]