Scott urged to sign safe injection site bill

Over the past five years, Elissa Johnk, the lead minister at the First Congregational Church of Burlington, has borne witness to Vermont’s overdose crisis. 

Mauch takes the helm at VSC

Elizabeth Mauch, the president of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., will be the next chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges, trustees announced last week. 

Loan forgiveness criteria changes

On Sept. 30, Hannah Regier called the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, the state’s nonprofit lender, seeking information about student loan relief. 

Regulator cuts hospital insurance rate increases

The Green Mountain Care Board trimmed commercial insurance rate increases at two University of Vermont Health Network hospitals Monday, drawing a sharp response from the state’s largest hospital operator. 

School-funding task force offers lawmakers per-pupil options

Since June, a task force of eight Vermont lawmakers has been mulling one big question: How can the state’s school funding system be made fairer?