Vermont news from The Associated Press for Sunday, June 10, 2018.

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 802-229-0577.

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TOP STORIES:

HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE-VERMONT

The state of Vermont is poised to require that all residents have health insurance. Last week Republican Gov. Phil Scott quietly signed into law a bill that will include a penalty for those who don't have insurance. The Legislature is required to write the rules for the law that takes effect in 2020. By Wilson Ring. SENT: 410 words.

IN BRIEF:

ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM: Republican Gov. Phil Scott has signed a bill designed to incentivize large energy users to make energy efficient investments.

GOVERNOR CANDIDATE FILING: Two candidates for governor have yet to file legally required financial disclosures and tax returns.

BAT VOLUNTEERS: As Vermont continues to monitor the endangered little brown bat, the Fish and Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to count bats in the Champlain Valley and several other sites around the state this summer.

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