by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 18, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2014
Is this the path to getting the country closer to a universal health care system?
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 29, 2014
Vermont just passed a bill creating a universal preschool program for its three- and four-year-olds.
by Alan Pyke Posted on May 12, 2014 Updated: May 12, 2014
Vermont's minimum wage will rise to $10.50 per hour by 2018.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on March 13, 2014
New Hampshire is likely to be the next state to pass a bill aimed at ensuring equal pay for women.
by Zack Ford Posted on March 10, 2014
Fed up with a decade of harassment, "The Barbaras" have filed suit against their Vermont town claiming anti-gay discrimination.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 9, 2014 Updated: January 9, 2014
It represents the latest proactive piece of legislation to expand reproductive rights, rather than restrict them.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 20, 2013 Updated: January 17, 2014
Advocates are hopeful that the state legislature will pass a paid sick days bill next year.
by Scott Keyes Posted on August 20, 2013 Updated: August 22, 2013
Massive federal budget cuts are continuing to wreak havoc on poorer Americans.
by Aviva Shen Posted on May 14, 2013