Vermont HealthConnect officials said its new Obamacare-related website has a security breach; a user mentioned was able to gain access to another person’s Social Security number and private data.
United Nations Report
You can’t make this up. In recent elections for the U.N.’s 47-member Human Rights Council, (UNHRC) some of the winners of the coveted seats are ironically the countries who are among the major global human rights transgressors.
To avoid an examination of its operations, Planned Parenthood PAC chooses to settle with Vermont A.G.
Issue regarding Campaign 2010 against Brian Dubie for Governor
The State of Vermont has reached a settlement with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Action Fund (“PPNNE Action Fund”) after investigating a campaign finance complaint regarding its activities in the 2010 general election cycle.
Last week, Vermonters learned that the Avalere Health Group’s independent report, financed by Vermont Partners for Health Care Reform, concluded that implementing Green Mountain Care in 2017 would likely require $2 billion or more in new taxes on Vermonters—far more than the $1.6 billion admitted to by the Shumlin administration.
$467,000 will go to Vermont
Attorney General William Sorrell (D) announced Nov. 19 that his Office, along with the attorneys general of 36 states and the District of Columbia, entered into a $17 million settlement with Google Inc. for bypassing security settings on Apple’s Safari web browser in 2011 and 2012.
On Nov. 19, the Will Miller Green Mountain Chapter of Veterans for Peace submitted to U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D), at their Burlington offices, copies of its "Petition For the Redress of Grievances: Stop the Drone Killing."
The proposed deal for new Middlebury town offices and gym reinforces the notion that it's not financially feasible to renovate the existing buildings—that new construction is necessary.
A recent report by Avalere Health, commissioned by Vermont Partners for Health Care Reform confirms an ominous projection prepared by Ethan Allen Institute board member Wendy Wilton.
Quite a few Vermonters have “Buy Local” stickers plastered on the rear bumpers of their mostly foreign automobiles. This visual oxymoron always makes me chuckle.
Mark Gagnon, associate dean of student services and director of counseling services at College of St. Joseph, has been appointed by the Vermont Secretary of State’s Office to serve as an adviser to the Office of Professional Regulation for social work. Gagnon will serve as one of two advisers in the state for a five-year term, which began Nov. 1.
Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott (R) is now accepting applications for an internship in his State House office during the 2014 legislative session.
At a meeting Nov. 5, Middlebury Select Board member Dean George reported that Town Attorney Benj Putnam had reviewed the draft formal agreement for the Lazarus Property-EDI Parcel exchange and had forwarded his comments to Middlebury College, where it remains under attorney review.
The Middlebury Select Board is seeking a new town tree warden. This is an appointed position, open to any Middlebury resident with appropriate skills and experience.
The Town of Middlebury hosted a Local Concerns Meeting on Nov. 5 to gather public input regarding an impending project to install new sidewalk along the western edge of Creek Road, terminating at a point adjacent to the ACTR—Addison County Transit Resources depot.
Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay reported at the Nov. 5 Select Board meeting...
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