VPIRG Defending the GMO Labeling Law

VPIRG Defending the GMO Labeling Law

VPIRG and Center for Food Safety (CFS) have filed legal papers to intervene on behalf of the State of Vermont in order to assist in defending Vermont’s genetically engineered (GE) food labeling law from a legal challenge brought by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and other food industry trade associations.

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Stand Up to Sticker Shock

Stand Up to Sticker Shock

Easy, accessible price information would help consumers make apples-to-apples comparisons for potential healthcare costs.

The Green Mountain Care Board can, should, and must make this information available to the public as soon as possible.

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VPIRG Takes on Big Money in Politics

VPIRG Takes on Big Money in Politics

From Citizens United to McCutcheon, the Supreme Court seems bent on giving more and more power to corporations and the super-rich. It’s not just a Washington, D.C problem.  We see special interest influence every day when we’re in the State House too.  So VPIRG is confronting the problem head-on.

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A Winning Year!

A Winning Year!

From landmark legislation requiring GMO foods to be labeled to expanding opportunities for Vermont families to go solar, this 2014 legislative session was incredible!

VPIRG took on some of the nation’s most powerful corporate interests, and we won!

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GMO Labeling: It’s the Law!

GMO Labeling: It’s the Law!

On May 8th, Governor Shumlin signed Vermont’s GMO labeling bill into law making Vermont the first state that will require labels on genetically engineered foods!

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Big Win for Children’s Health

Big Win for Children’s Health

The Vermont Senate gave final approval in a 26 to 3 vote for S.239, a bill designed to protect children from exposure to toxic chemicals found in everyday products.

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VT Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Net Metering

VT Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Net Metering

Last week the Senate voted 28-0 to update the state’s net metering program.

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