September Joint Fiscal Meeting (LttE)

[Letter to the Editor (LttE)] At this week's Joint Fiscal Committee meeting, legislators heard that the revenue receipts so far in fiscal year 2016 are giving no hints as to what the rest of the year will be like.  So with predictions hard to make, I'll focus on just the facts. Overall revenues so [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 September 17th, 2015|LetterToTheEditor|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Phosphorous Limits for Vermont Segments of Lake Champlain

News Release U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New England Regional Office September 9, 2015 EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Phosphorus Limits for Vermont Segments of Lake Champlain BURLINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the public comment period on the Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for the twelve Vermont segments of [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 September 12th, 2015|PRESS|0 Comments

Will you join Vermont Young Republicans at the GOP Presidential Debate Watching Party?

You're Invited! Vermont Young Republicans to host GOP Presidential Debate Watching Party September 16, 2015 at 7:30pm Halvorson's, 16 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401 Young Republicans from around the state will be hosting a FREE presidential debate watching party. Snacks and a cash bar will be provided.  This is a great opportunity to network with Young [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Election2016|0 Comments

Slow Economic Recovery & Performance

As part of Monday's Joint Fiscal Committee meeting, legislative members heard from Tom Kavet, the economist who works for the legislature. As always, he'd prepared a thorough update for the Revenue Forecast for the coming months and an Economic Review giving lots of information on FY2015, the fiscal year that ended July 1 and FY2016, [...]

By | 2015-07-29T22:23:15+00:00 July 29th, 2015|2015|0 Comments

Farm to Family Eligibility

People with incomes at or below 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for Farm to Family coupons. These coupons help buy local produce like fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmer's markets. These coupons are worth up to $30 and can be used for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables. Income limits to qualify [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 July 13th, 2015|July 2015|0 Comments