Senators introduce Irene stimulus legislation

For immediate release Jan. 26, 2012 Contact Nancy Driscoll Phone:(802) 828-2226 Montpelier – A bipartisan group of Senate leaders introduced legislation today to provide economic relief for Vermonters impacted by Tropical Storm Irene. S. 250, the Irene Economic Stimulus Bill, directs tax relief and incentives both to Vermont consumers as a whole, and to populations […]

Vermont ranks 48th in transparency on stimulus expenditures

Tuesday, January 26 Contact: Paul Buns, VPIRG 802-793-1985 Report Ranks State Transparency Regarding Economic Stimulus Spending: Vermont Tied With Alaska For 48th Among 50 States Montpelier, Vermont—A report released today shows that many states are making dramatic improvements in websites designed to disseminate information about their share of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment […]

GE in Rutland Wins $12 Million Clean Energy Stimulus

WASHINGTON, January 8 – General Electric Aviation in Rutland, Vt., was awarded $11.9 million in tax credits for a clean energy manufacturing project, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today. GE Aviation will take advantage of the tax credit to buy machinery and equipment for manufacturing a […]