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Reuters(Reuters) - Vermont on Monday became the fourth U.S. state to end legal penalties for doctors who prescribe medication to terminally ill patients seeking to end their own lives. The law, which includes a number of safeguards over the next three years...
Reuters(In May 20 story, corrects Edward Mahoney's affiliation to Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare, not True Dignity Vermont) By Jason McLure May 20 (Reuters) - Vermont on Monday became the fourth U.S. state to end legal penalties for doctors who...
With the strokes from three gubernatorial pens, Vermont on Monday became the fourth state in the country to allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients. Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the measure in a state House ceremony in...
Vermont is on track to become the fourth state to allow severely ill patients to end their lives under medical supervision. The state’s House of Representatives voted 75 to 65 on Monday night to approve the “Patient Choice at End of Life&...
ReutersBy Scott Malone BOSTON, May 14 (Reuters) - Vermont is poised to become the third U.S. state to allow doctor-assisted suicide, after its legislature passed a bill allowing physicians to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill patients. The bill passed...
ReutersBy Zach Howard May 13 (Reuters) - Vermont's legislature on Monday approved a bill that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, a measure the state's governor expects to sign into law in the coming weeks. The move sets up the...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Republican governors who worked to thwart much of President Barack Obama's first-term agenda are shifting gears and softening their rhetoric now that his run was extended for four more years and they're facing their own re-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors are becoming prominent voices in the fight to cut the federal deficit, warning that Capitol Hill's latest budget stalemate is causing fresh uncertainty that threatens economic progress. State leaders attending the...
The votes in Washington and Colorado last month legalizing marijuana were just the latest developments in the debate over marijuana use in the United States. Lawmakers and activists in some other states are contemplating their next moves in regards to...
CNNRepublicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections. Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
The Hartford CourantSupporters waiting to shake Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon's hand at a campaign event in Farmington last month didn't pay much attention to the tall, boyish-looking operative hovering at the edge of the crowd. That man, Corry Bliss, 31,...
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