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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee took up S.169, the bill that would require a 24-hr waiting period before anyone can complete the purchase of a handgun. The bill had previously been stalled, but this week House leadership signaled they potentially have the votes necessary for the bill to...
H.57, the bill to protect a women's right to abortion in Vermont, passed the Senate by a vote of 24-6 last week, was approved as amended by the House and is on its way to the Governor's desk. Please email the Governor to ask him to pass H.57 and email your lawmakers to thank them for their vote on...
The Vermont Medical Society Education & Research Foundation is proud to announce its new partnership with the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership and Lumunos to deliver an inaugural Physician Executive Leadership Institute Foundational Course commencing this November.   The Foundational...
Last week, the VMS held a press conference with AAPVT, the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS), and Vermont prevention specialists. We joined Al Gobeille, the Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Human Services, to urge lawmakers to prioritize evidence-based prevention...
S.169 , the gun violence prevention bill that includes a 24-hr waiting period, passed the Senate last week and heads to the House. Next Tuesday, April 2nd there will be a public hearing at the Vermont Statehouse from 5-7pm in the house Chamber. Please look below for the official notice:  The...
Last Friday, the Senate passed S.42, a bill that would require at least one health care professional be appointed to the Green Mountain Care Board. The bill passed the Senate on a voice vote and has now been assigned to the House Health Care Committee, where they have many competing priorities....
This is an extremely busy week in the legislature, as it is the last week before the legislature goes home to their districts for the week and Town Meeting Day. When lawmakers come back, they will be in the last week before the crossover deadline, in which all bills that have not been taken up this...
Abortion Access Bill Passed the House By a Vote of 106-37 Last week, after fielding roughly two dozen amendments that would have added restrictions to the current practice of abortion in Vermont, the Vermont House passed H.57, the bill that would codify in state statute the right to abortion...
Please Take Action! Share Your Support for H.57 and Protect Vermont Women's Access to Reproductive Rights The House Human Services Committee needs to hear from Vermonters that supportH.57, a bill that would codify in state statute the right to reproductive health, including abortion services....

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