Vermont Business Magazine Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday as thousands of students walked out of schools across the country to protest gun violence. Sanders read some of the names of Vermonters killed by gun violence. See below for Sanders' remarks.
Vermont Business Magazine The House gave preliminary approval today to the Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill (H.707) on a vote of 131-2. Two additional bills will be up for consideration later this week, including H.639, which bans cost-sharing for breast imaging services and H.404, which establishes Medicaid reimbursement for long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs).
Vermont Business Magazine On February 14, Aspenti Health was presented with the prestigious Jack Barry Award during Recovery Day at the Vermont State House. Aspenti received this honor for its "Change Corridor," a Stigma Prevention Awareness Campaign at the Burlington International Airport.
by Paul Cillo, Public Assets Institute While the bill has provisions that would improve the current system, it also unfortunately makes the school funding system more complicated for voters and consequently weakens the connection between voters and the tax consequences of their votes on school budgets.
Vermont Business Magazine Over the past eleven months UVM Police has collaborated with several law enforcement partners to investigate the theft of a valuable rhinoceros horn that had significant historic importance to the University. The horn was reported stolen on 4/27/2017 from UVM’s Torrey Hall/UVM’s Department of Wildlife Biology and was estimated to be valued in excess of $200,000.
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Agency of Agriculture has canceled the 2018 Vermont Farm to School and Childcare Grant Award Ceremony due to weather, which was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon (March 14, 2018), in the State House cafeteria. Legislators and others will still enjoy the school lunch planned by Vermont FEED and the agency, as served by the staff at the State House Café.
Founding partners Lisa Senecal and Scott Labby announced today the launch of The Maren Group. The Maren Group is a private consulting group focused on issues of economic abuse including sexual harassment, discrimination, domestic violence, and child support enforcement (collectively “SDDC”). While this abuse primarily affects women, it results in broad and significant costs for all individuals, businesses, and the economy as a whole.
NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty (P&C), retirement and individual private client solutions, has announced that Theresa S. McGee, CIC, joined its team in Rutland as the Select Business Unit Account Executive for commercial lines. In her new role, McGee will be responsible for vetting and reviewing new client opportunities and developing client relationships across the region. This will entail working with a wide variety of clients and colleagues.
Norwich University President Richard W Schneider and Commandant of Cadets Col Michael Titus announced that Morgan Woods, of Newton, Mass, has been selected to serve as the 2018-19 Regimental Commander, the highest-ranking cadet of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets (NUCC). Cadet Command Sergeant Major Woods is a Psychology major and student-athlete, serving as assistant captain on the women’s rugby team. Woods also serves on the Student Athletic Advisory Committee; the Honor Committee; is president of the Psi Chi Honor Society; and a member of the Sigma Delta Pi honor society.
The Manufacturing Institute announced this week they will award GLOBALFOUNDRIES' (GF) employees Kendra Kreider Goudreau, Kate Wagner and Teresa Bazan with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C suite.