The state will have at least four new leaders in top executive roles come January, at least one new member of Congress and dozens of new state legislators.
Things are quickly ending up on the cutting room floor as lawmakers hustle to adjourn.
Last fall, Vermont school staff asked lawmakers to hold off on passing new education laws in the upcoming legislative session. But roughly seven months later, as the legislative session nears its end, lawmakers’ plates have been full when it comes to education bills.
A report from State Auditor Doug Hoffer’s office, issued Monday, showed the Agency of Human Services overpaid 17 health care providers and found that some providers should not have been paid at all.
The latest report from the state auditor’s office critiques how the Agency of Administration assesses quality of life and how it conveys that information to politicians and the public.
Today’s dairy farmers are innovative, problem-solving businessmen and women who live on the land they work and are determined to leave that land better than they found it.
Transitioning from dairy will decrease net greenhouse gas emissions, help with housing, make Lake Champlain healthier, and provide an exit for hard-working farm families.
The program, called the Remote Worker Relocation Program, reimbursed up to $10,000 in relocation expenses to people who moved to Vermont to work from home.
Emergency grants to Vermont businesses have been issued in three phases since the pandemic began. In this latest round, few businesses are asking for help.
Independent practices are small businesses that support their communities. They provide jobs and pay taxes. When a nonprofit hospital buys these practices, the taxes the independent practice used to pay into the community go away.
A new report found that fewer than half of businesses sampled showed losses big enough to justify grants from the Covid-19 Emergency Recovery Grant Program. The auditor argues the state used the wrong measure to figure out how much money businesses had lost.
A 38-page report outlines how OneCare Vermont has missed Medicaid financial targets while receiving a large portion of its operating costs from the state government.
The annual health care costs soared to $10,442 per person, according to recently released data, a 4.5% increase over the previous year.
An Agency of Agriculture official argues that beyond their economic impact, dairy farming and agriculture are a huge part of Vermont’s identity as a state, especially in rural areas.