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Vermont Lt. Gov. candidates debate health care, guns, carbon taxes

By   /  July 25, 2016  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Governor, Health Care, Jobs + Growth, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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As candidates for Vermont’s next lieutenant governor met to debate hot issues, Democrats called for gun control, carbon taxes and universal government health care, while the sole Republican stood opposed to all three.

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Hard up for cash, Erie mulls revoking hospital’s tax-exempt status

By   /  July 22, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Pennsylvania, Taxes  /  No Comments

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Pennsylvania nonprofits have come under heavy scrutiny while taxpayers are increasingly asked to foot their bills.

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Will California vaccine mandate drive people from the state?

By   /  July 19, 2016  /  California, Health Care, Jobs + Growth, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Some parents are challenging California’s new vaccine mandate, while others plan to move. But medical experts say they have no reason to flee vaccines.

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Harry Reid blocks vote on Whistleblower Protection Act

By   /  July 14, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Senator Reid prefers to play election-year politics, using the finest among us as a political football,” Johnson said in a statement.

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VA medical center in Vermont gives update after wait time controversy

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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VA Medical Center Director Alfred Montoya held a town hall meeting to announce that the center is on the right track after a scandal rocked veterans hospitals around the nation.

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Vermont Health Department begins releasing stats on refugees with active TB

By   /  July 8, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The Vermont Department of Health has begun releasing statistics on active tuberculosis among refugees following Watchdog’s reporting on the issue.

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