Entergy Louisiana continues its deceptive advertising campaign

Entergy Louisiana continues its deceptive advertising campaign

On the first anniversary of the Vermont State Senate’s historic ‘no confidence’ vote regarding the problem-plagued nuclear plant owned by Entergy Louisiana, the company continues to blanket the state in false and misleading advertising in an effort to rebuild its tarnished image.

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VPIRG launches Bigger, Better Bottle Bill Campaign

VPIRG has officially launched our Bigger, Better, Bottle Bill Campaign with the release of polling results revealing overwhelming support for the Bottle Bill, the state’s most successful recycling program. It turns out the Bottle Bill is right up there with motherhood and apple pie in terms of its popularity with Vermonters!

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Gov. Shumlin releases ambitious health care bill

Gov. Shumlin releases ambitious health care bill

Tuesday, Gov. Shumlin laid out his plan for making dependable, affordable health care a reality in Vermont. This is an historic moment for our state and is the most ambitious plan in the nation for implementing the federal health care law passed last year.

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Kicking off the Bigger, Better Bottle Bill website

We are proud to launch our new website for our campaign to build on the Bottle Bill’s enormous success and not only protect the Bottle Bill, but to update it to include beverage containers such as water bottles, juice containers, and sports drinks. As we move through the legislative session, we will be ...

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Vermont Yankee Contamination Details

Vermont Yankee Contamination Details

On Friday Entergy executives reported that Vermont Yankee’s radioactive contamination is getting worse. A new test well is showing elevated levels of radioactive tritium and our state health department is worried that even more dangerous substances may be in the ground. This means that there is either a new radioactive leak or that ...

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Health Care 3.0 webinar recording and Q&A

Health Care 3.0 webinar recording and Q&A

Thursday evening’s webinar on Dr. Hsiao’s three proposed health care plans and the future of health care reform in Vermont went incredibly well. Thanks to everyone who made what was our first ever webinar possible, and everyone who called in to get the inside scoop on where health care reform in Vermont is headed.

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Health Care 3.0: What’s next

Health Care 3.0: What's next

On Wednesday January 19th Vermont’s expert consulting team, led by Harvard economist Dr. William Hsiao, will release three design options for the future of health care in our state. On January 20th VPIRG is teaming up with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Families USA and Governor Shumlin’s top health care advisor to give you ...

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