Under the media shield bill, journalists could not be compelled to reveal confidential sources or the information that those sources provide.
S.96 also limits when a reporter can be forced to disclose information provided by a nonconfidential source to situations in which the material is highly relevant to a significant court case, unattainable by other means and when there's a "compelling need for disclosure." "Lately, as we have seen, the press has come under assault like never before," said Sen.
The former Franklin County legislator could face up to life in prison if convicted of the sexual assault charge.
Chittenden County officials on Wednesday launched an initiative to study the creation of safe drug injection sites by acknowledging the resistance the idea could face.
Phil Scott announced Thursday that a data breach at a state contractor affects far more Vermonters than initially thought.
The breach happened at a private firm called America’s Joblink Alliance, which contracts with Vermont and nine other states to provide a database for job seekers and employers.
It was the second day of Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings but the first time the nominee was questioned under oath.