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August 29, 2014

New England Governors urge HHS to ban Zohydro ER

MONTPELIER – Aug. 29, 2014 -- Five New England Governors, including Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, this week called on the federal Health and Human Services Department “to prevent easily abused and highly addictive painkillers, such as Zohydro ER, from entering the market.” read moreRead more

August 28, 2014

Teacher’s Retirement Board Approves Fossil Fuel-Free Fund for 403(b) Plan

The Vermont State Teacher’s Retirement Board of Trustees has approved the addition of a fossil fuel-free mutual fund investment option for the 403(b) plan. State Treasurer Beth Pearce said the addition gives more choices to teachers who want to invest supplemental retirement dollars in Socially Responsible Investments. Read more

August 27, 2014

Federal Grant to Help VT Bat Research

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will receive a grant for $42,895 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this year to support bat research and monitoring related to White-nose Syndrome. This funding will support conservation and recovery of the six cave bat species affected by the deadly fungal disease. Read more

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