Today Governor Phil Scott signed into law the following shield law, which protects journalists from fear of being subpoenaed to testify and reveal confidential sources in court.

The approved bill can be read in its entirety here:
http://legislature.vermont.gov/assets/Documents/2018/Docs/BILLS/S-0096/S-0096%20As%20Passed%20by%20Both%20House%20and%20Senate%20Unofficial.pdf

And here’s a quick synopsis from our Chapter’s Vice President Bill Marcus on the matter:
http://www.billmarcus.com/2017/05/vermont-governor-signs-shield-law/

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