Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association

The VNPA needs YOU! Please consider running for a spot on the VNPA board, or nominating a colleague. We have open seats for board members at large. The offices of Vice President, Treasurer, and...

The Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium (NREBPS) will hold its 11th Annual Symposium November 7-8 in Colchester, Vermont at the Hampton Inn. NREBPS invites you to submit an...

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COLD MOUNTAIN The regularly scheduled 18-week legislative session came to an end this week. The legislature will be going into overtime with a number of policy bills not quite ready for the finish...

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NIGHT OF CUPS With only one week left until the scheduled adjournment, it's unclear whether the 2019 General Assembly will be able to complete its work by then. At this time of year the rumors...

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ILLUSIONS AND MIRRORS This is typically the point in the legislative session when things change quickly. Today was supposed to be the day that morning committees shut down in the Senate which helps...

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STRINGS ATTACHED With only three weeks left in the 2019 legislative session there are a number of high profile issues that have yet to be resolved. The session may go longer but if lawmakers...

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ANYWHERE BUT HERE This week started on a somber note as many in the Vermont legislature attended the funeral of Representative Robert Forguites, who died unexpectedly last week. When lawmakers...

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CLOSER This week started off on a very sad note with an announcement on the House floor from Speaker Mitzi Johnson that Representative Robert Forguites (D-Springfield) had died unexpectedly over...

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IN THE TIME OF MONEY This was a big week in Montpelier. The House passed the budget, revenue bill and capital bill. Timing is on par with most legislative sessions. With 12 weeks in the books the...

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CRISSCROSS The focus this week revolved around floor activity in both the House and Senate. Both chambers debated and voted on the avalanche of bills that came out of the committees last week in...

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