Mixed revenue results for July are par for the course, administration says. Compare the numbers yourself with our new monthly revenue charts.
The state will received enhanced Medicare subsidies for low-income retirees, which will help to lower overall expenditures for prescription drugs through the state health insurance plan for retired teachers.
Vermont ranks high on some metrics for local government efficiency, but state experts say there’s room for improvement.
Supreme Court reverses rulings that threw out Colchester’s reappraisal of Lake Champlain camps on leased land.
The plan will cost the trust fund $5 million this year, but lawmakers are confident the fund can take the hit.
Business that access software remotely will see their sales tax exemption expire in July.
Sen. Jane Kitchel and Rep. Martha Heath set out to make $10 million in reductions without touching human services programs.
A $700,000 increase to benefits for the unemployed failed to gain much traction on the House floor on Friday, failing in a 19-118 vote.
Smith and Campbell said the plan would not violate the “no new tax” agreement with the governor they made on Monday.
With rosier revenues in view, expansion of sales, income, meals and tobacco taxes go out the window
The bill gives the commissioner of the Department of Children and Families sole discretion over whether parents who play by the rules can continue to receive benefits.
Senators support tax credit extension for Ethan Allen Furniture and salvage tax credit for higher ed savings.
The committee opted to vote down six of the eight amendments. The Ethan Allen tax expenditure and the cloud tax items were both tabled.
H.270 requires school districts to pay for at least 10 hours per week of pre-Kindergarten education for 35 weeks a year. About 40 towns do not offer publicly funded pre-K.