Governor Peter Shumlin says
he will not support a plan to tax sugar sweetened beverages as a way to help
reduce obesity in the state. But proponents of the tax say it’s needed
because Vermont is facing an obesity epidemic.
new batch of swine flu cases was confirmed on Thursday by the Vermont
Health Department. An
additional six people tested positive for the new strain of the flu, bringing
the total in the state so far to 14.