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Advocates predict rural arts decline if federal funding lost

Programs that are at risk help states like Vermont cultivate an arts scene that would otherwise be limited to major cities, said one arts promoter who joined Rep. Peter Welch to discuss the issue.

House approves $5.8 billion budget in near-unanimous vote

The fiscal plan does not raise any new taxes or fees. Democrats said it was crafted with expected federal cuts in mind, while Republicans credited the governor’s leadership.

Daniel Richardson: Legal Aid services benefit all Vermonters

When totaled with the anticipated federal reductions, Vermont faces a loss of over a million dollars in Legal Services Corp. and legal aid funds.

Ashe readies for special session in response to Trump cuts

He has asked senators to pencil in time in October. That would be shortly after the federal budget goes into effect, possibly with major cuts in funding for Vermont.

Lawmakers brief Rutland crowd on budget uncertainties, more

One of the legislators, Sen. Peg Flory, R-Rutland, said federal funding for long-term transportation projects appears safe, while health care is a huge unknown.