A third party contractor, America’s Joblink Alliance, the company that runs the nationwide web-based database Joblink, was compromised by malicious software.
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Documents will be made public as the discovery phase of the state’s court case moves forward.
While the budget panel scrapped Scott’s education proposal, lawmakers have accepted many of the line item changes from the governor’s office.
The big ticket items are a 1 percent increase in the rooms and meals tax, which would generate $18.9 million annually; a $10 annual motorcycle fee, which raises $6 million a year, and a 0.2 percent surcharge on the property transfer tax, which brings in $4.7 million annually.
Scott’s education proposal is a problem for Democrats who for years have resisted significant changes in education funding for fear of running afoul of local control and the powerful teachers union.
Adam Federman is leaving VTDigger to accept a fellowship with the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute. He will be covering issues related to energy and the environment for the New York City based news organization. Federman has covered Rutland County for VTDigger since July as part of the news organization’s Southern Vermont Bureau, which […]
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The Vermont ACLU says the legislation doesn’t go far enough to protect undocumented immigrants from raids.
The lieutenant governor says legislation now in the Senate must pass quickly in order to prevent the federal government from deputizing local police for sweeps of undocumented workers.
Vail is buying Mount Mansfield Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group Inc., a giant insurance company, for $50 million, company officials said. AIG Global Real Estate will continue to own the Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe Mountain Club, the golf course and condos on the mountain.
Boone was a member of one of the first groups of black Marines to receive training at Camp LeJeune.
Via Twitter, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pounced on President Donald Trump’s ongoing assault on the media. In a campaign style rally Saturday in Florida, Trump said “fake news” outlets are the “enemy of the people” and said he would not allow the media “get away with lying.” The president tweeted the message and pointed to […]