In the Media
White House 'Drug Czar' Praises Focus on Addiction
March 03, 2014
Touring Vermont at the invitation of Democratic Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, the Director of National Drug Control Policy, R. Gil Kerlikowske, praised the Green Mountain State for pledging to face head-on what's been called a growing crisis of heroin and prescription pill addiction. Read more . . .
Vermont Mayors Cite Mental Health Reform as Priority
March 01, 2014
The mayors of eight Vermont communities have named health reform their top legislative priority for 2014 to draw attention to the plight of emergency rooms and law enforcement agencies across the state coping with the rising demand for services. Read more . . .
Shumlin Signs Budget Adjustment Bill at Opiate Treatment Center
February 25, 2014
Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a mid-year increase in state spending Tuesday, adding more than $15 million to the FY 14 budget. Read more . . .