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IBM still has not provided state with the number of employees being laid off. Nevertheless, Labor Department and laid-off workers alike are optimistic about job prospects.
The CEO of Washington Electric Cooperative is retiring at the end of the month after 16 years at the reins.
A new federal program would allow local housing authorities to raise their own money to fund public housing improvements and developments. But many fear the increased competition for financing.
Stanton testified that VTGas had failed to include methane and neglected to take life cycle emissions of the project into account.
The program provides financial and technical support for Vermont’s working landscape, which includes businesses, infrastructure and products in the agriculture and forestry sectors of the economy.
Nutmeg state halts purchase of so-called Renewable Energy Credits, claiming Vermont double counts its alternative energy efforts.
The $600 million Northeast Kingdom Economic Development Initiative includes five developments in Jay, Newport and Burke, and is expected to create or preserve 10,000 jobs.
“We think this is the last evidentiary hearing the Public Service Board will hold before issuing its determination,” said Geoff Commons, an attorney for the Public Service Department.
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by John Herrick | June 16, 2013
The Airport Strategic Planning Committee recommended that a seat be reserved for a Winooski City Council appointee on a restructured Airport Commission.
by Anne Galloway | June 16, 2013
The rumors swirling around the meeting in which two union attorneys accused Mark Mitchell of knowingly allowing the union to violate labor laws, have continued unabated.
- Roz Slater on Pomerleau: F-35 will benefit Vermont communities
- Kevin Jones on Margolis: Connecticut law exposes Vermont’s duplicity on energy credits
- Steve Comeau on Gilbert: The clear benefits of natural gas
- Brian McAllister on Leas: F-35 to vastly increase crash risk
- sandra bettis on Support growing in Congress to overturn Citizens United decision
- Steve Comeau on Environmental study: VTGas expansion would increase greenhouse gases, not reduce them
- Shumlin land deal draws more questions (92)
- U.S. Senate overwhelmingly rejected Sanders’ proposal to label GMO foods (69)
- Governor responds to reporters on land deal … one at a time (66)
- Dodge chooses GOP-connected lawyer for property negotiations with Shumlin (50)
- Shumlin’s commitment to single payer health care questioned (50)
- Both sides of Shumlin-Dodge land deal lawyer up (49)
by Andrea Suozzo | June 16, 2013
by Hilary Niles | June 14, 2013
by Alicia Freese | June 14, 2013
by Andrew Stein | June 14, 2013
By Opinion | June 19, 2013
Although this decision is specific for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, this sets a precedent in the courts that makes the other gene patents unable to be enforced to stop medical testing.
By Opinion | June 19, 2013
With a subject as important as crash risk, the Air Force revised draft EIS should lay out clearly how much greater the F-35 crash risk is than the F-16′s and how long it is expected to take to decline toward the current F-16 crash rate rather than requiring the reader to figure it all out.