Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 17:03 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine Congresswoman Becca Balint (D-Vermont) this afternoon voted to remove the Speaker of the House of Representatives in a historic action. Kevin McCarthy thus becomes the first Speaker in history to be so removed, as a handful of far-right members of his own Republican caucus forced the no-confidence vote.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 15:57 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine The report, titled "Vermont Weighs In," offers key takeaways from a project which surveyed 700 Vermonters and held a series of 11 focus groups across the state to discuss priorities around and preferred sources of electricity, as well as their awareness of current electricity sources and policies.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 15:36 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine The United States Attorney’s Office announced that seven defendants have been sentenced in connection with drug and firearm charges related to the murder of Benzel Hampton on April 16, 2019, concluding today with the sentencing of James Felix.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 15:12 by tim

The Vermont State Police continues to monitor ongoing bomb threats to various critical infrastructure and key resource sectors in the State of Vermont.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 14:44 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine To meet the increasing need for mental health and substance use disorder providers, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (Blue Cross VT) has announced a new partnership with Valera Health. A leader in virtual mental health care, Valera Health offers therapy and psychiatry services for adults, adolescents, and children ages 6 and older.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 14:43 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont State University (VTSU) Interim President, Mike Smith was hired just five-months ago with three distinct objectives in mind: 1) achieve accreditation as a new university, 2) successfully launch the new university on July 1st, including meeting projected enrollment targets for new and returning students, and 3) establish a plan to optimize cours

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 13:47 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine In what has now become an annual tradition, health care leaders at the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS) Annual Meeting on September 21 and 22 set aside time to do a service project for the community.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 13:40 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine Dr. Stephen Leffler, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Vermont Medical Center, appeared last week on Capitol Hill at a joint subcommittee hearing before The Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation; and The Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 12:59 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine Champlain College was awarded $400K from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of NSF’s first-ever Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) investment, totaling $19.6 million. Champlain is one of 50 U.S. higher education institutions awarded in this inaugural program.

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 12:53 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Bar Association has just launched a program to help attorneys who are struggling with student loan debt.  The VBA Loan Repayment Assistance Program (“LRAP”) is designed to assist attorneys burdened by debt so that they can work in underserved geographic and subject areas. 

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 10:48 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Chamber of Commerce welcomed six new Directors to the Board: Alberto Aguilar of Carris Reels, Brendon Blood of Blood's Catering & Party Rentals, Walter Frame of Trapp Family Lodge, Shireen Hart of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer, PC, Kelly Krayewsky of Revision Military, and Leslee MacKenzie of Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman

Submitted on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 06:12 by tim

Vermont Business Magazine Mid-career and aspiring animal advocates have a new opportunity to further their work and education with Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS). The school’s Animal Law and Policy Institute, in partnership with the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law and Policy, Inc. and Brooks McCormick Jr.