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A system designed to help criminal offenders serve less time in prison is driving up Vermont’s prison admissions, according to new research from the Council of State Governments. 

The Vermont Commission on Women, a state agency that works to advance opportunities for girls and women, has been around for 55 years.

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Gov. Phil Scott has proposed fully funding the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, giving hope to people who have toiled for more than two decades to complete the 93-mile recreation path.

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There were three cases of sexual assault and two instances of sexual harassment involving members of the Vermont National Guard in the last fiscal year, according to a report released Wednesday, Jan. 15.

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The brother of a woman allegedly killed by her ex-boyfriend gave his support to legislation that would prevent people accused of domestic abuse from possessing or obtaining firearms.

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Stowe business people attended the second Tourism Day at the Statehouse, held Jan. 15, to lobby for stronger efforts to promote the state.

Gov. Phil Scott is pitching a universal after-school program for K-12 students that would be rolled out over the next five years, a plan he said will benefit both students and their working parents. 

Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman is officially running for governor. The Progressive/Democrat announced Monday he is mounting a challenge against incumbent Republican Phil Scott.  

Prosecutors plan to appeal to the Vermont Supreme Court after a judge downgraded the most serious charge against a Waterbury CBD businessman accused of ripping off hemp farmers.

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