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Planned Parenthood to close 5 centers in north New England

May. 13, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Northern New England will close four health centers in Vermont and one in New Hampshire next month, while also expanding the days of operation at seven other centers in the region. The organization announced the...

Vermont bill would exempt tribal lands from property taxes

Apr. 01, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

The Vermont Legislature is considering a bill that would exempt property owned by state-recognized Native American tribes from property taxes and recognize that Vermont lands “are the historic and current territories of the Western Abenaki people." The legislation, which won...

House votes to override veto of Brattleboro youth voting

Mar. 13, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont House on Friday voted to override Gov. Phil Scott's veto of a charter change in Brattleboro that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in the town's local elections. Scott, a Republican, wrote in his veto letter to lawmakers that there are...

Vermont governor vetoes youth voting in Brattleboro

Feb. 28, 2022 16:46 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Monday vetoed a bill that would have allowed 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in local elections in Brattleboro. Scott, a Republican, wrote in his veto letter to lawmakers that there are inconsistencies in Vermont law on the age of...