Lawmakers call for the restructuring of the state-run immigrant investor program in the wake of allegations of fraud at Jay Peak.
In a last ditch effort to find Education Fund savings this year, the Scott administration and school boards proposed a statewide health insurance plan for teachers. The union rejected the proposal, as did House and Senate leadership.
For the past decade, Kaufman Ilstrup has been a senior philanthropic adviser at the Vermont Community Foundation where he launched the “Innovations and Collaborations” grant program, built the Northeast Kingdom Fund from scratch and rejuvenated the Samara Fund for LGBTQ issues.
The guide organizes bills by topic for the 2017-2018 legislative biennium.
The deadline for state and federal personal income tax returns is Tuesday, April 18. The Vermont Department of Taxes has issued a press release reminding taxpayers that April 18 is also the deadline for homestead declarations, property tax adjustment claims and renter rebate claims. Applications for an extension for filing personal income tax returns are […]
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The money from Raymond James and Associates Inc. will go to contractors who are still owed for work on Northeast Kingdom projects and investors who poured in millions.
The order would have merged the Lottery Commission with the Department of Liquor Control.
The LGBTQ Alliance of Vermont will hold a solidarity march in Montpelier on Saturday, June 10. Participants will gather 10 a.m. in the Labor Department parking lot at 5 Green Mountain Dr. and march to the Statehouse starting 10:30 a.m. A rally will be held on the the Statehouse steps 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. […]
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If the legislative session ends a week early, on May 6, that money could be carried over to the next fiscal year and used to pay for a special session in October.
Immigrant investors allege the Quebec company knowingly transferred money to Ariel Quiros for the purchase of Jay Peak Resort.
A conservative group says the Vermont Attorney General has politicized the release of public records. In a hearing last week, Bill Griffin, the chief assistant attorney general, explained that his office Googles requesters before deciding whether to release state records.
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