Vt. Delegation Is Relieved By Supreme Court Decision

Vermont’s Congressional delegation expressed relief at Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling, hoping to now focus on the implementation of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act without the cloud of legal uncertainty.

Leahy Applauds Defeat Of Blunt Amendment

Both of Vermont’s senators voted against the controversial Blunt Amendment, which would have allowed health insurance plans and employers to refuse to pay for or provide coverage of "specific items or services" if their religious or moral beliefs conflicted.

Delegation Praises Obama Plan, Doubts Its Passage

All three members of Vermont’s Congressional delegation say President Obama’s plan to reduce the federal deficit by $3 trillion over the next 10 years is a balanced approach to deal with a serious fiscal issue. But they question if it has a chance of being passed by Congress.