News Release — Gov. Phil Scott June 12, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Kelley 802-828-6403 [email protected] GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT SIGNS S.34 and H.495, SUPPORTING RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, THE FOREST ECONOMY AND FARMS At a public bill signing Monday, Vermonters highlighted the valuable impact this legislation will have on rural agricultural and timber businesses across the state Albany, […]
Lawmakers will also consider legislation that would require all businesses to provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave and short-term disability coverage to employees.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday that schools in Bennington County, Franklin County, Rutland County, Windham County, Caledonia County and Orange County will use a $498,856 grant to connect students and teachers across the state using technology.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) Friday announced $2.3 million in funding for rural development in Vermont.
.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and U.S. Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) Wednesday announced that two Vermont towns have received a total of $257,300 in grants for rural development projects. The grants were awarded by the United States Department of Agriculture to Greensboro and Brattleboro.
Bill has support of administration and Vermont Natural Resources Council, but the Conservation Law Foundation is wary of expanded exemptions.
News Release — USDA Rural Development Sept. 11, 2013 MONTPELIER — Effective October 1, 2013, United States Department of Agriculture will implement the 2010 Census Data for Rural Development Housing Programs. The result of this action will be a change in the eligible areas in the State of Vermont Rural Housing Service Programs can be […]
David Robinson, Acting State Director for USDA Rural Development announces that three non-profits in the Northeast Kingdom each received $100,000.00 in grant funds.