Barnard drops recount effort

A state Senate candidate who asked for a recount in the Chittenden County Senate district dropped her request after votes were recounted in the city of Burlington.

House passes bill increasing access to mammography

The Vermont House has given its approval to legislation that’s designed to increase access to mammograms for women over 40. The bill mandates that all health insurance companies provide mammography benefits in their policies, and that the cost to consumers not exceed $25.