While Gov. Phil Scott may not be President Donald Trump, both like to cherry-pick economic and jobs stats to mask an agenda that puts more money into the pockets of the wealthy and leaves less for public services.
Organizers of a “Catalysts of the Climate Economy” event set for Sept. 6-8 hope to grow Vermont employment and slow global warming.
News Rleaase — Davis and Hodgdon Associates August 14, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Krause Phone: 802-878-1963 E-mail: [email protected] WILLISTON, Vt., August 14, 2017 – Nearly 150 Vermont businesses completed the latest semi-annual economic survey in July regarding the outlook of Vermont’s small- to medium-sized businesses. The survey, presented by Davis and Hodgdon Associates CPAs and the […]
News Release — Vermont Business Roundtable August 10, 2017 Contacts: Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont Business Roundtable (802) 865-0410 [email protected] Jeffrey Carr, President, Economic & Policy Resources (800) 765-1377 [email protected] (South Burlington, Vt.) Today, Lisa Ventriss, President of Vermont Business Roundtable (VBR) and Jeffrey Carr, President, Economic & Policy Resources (EPR), announced the Q3 2017 outlook results […]
This legislative session resulted in real progress and an important shift in our thinking.
Odd though it may seem, we are writing this piece together having never actually met in person.
(This story by Chris Mays was first published in the Brattleboro Reformer on June 13, 2017.) WILMINGTON — The Hermitage Club is avoiding a tax sale that would have seen some of its properties sold during a public auction. “The Hermitage Club paid its Wilmington tax payment per the agreement at end of business today,” […]
One thing is very clear: to achieve this economic future we cannot rely solely on new state policy mandated from the top down.
I worry that our tendency toward self-adulation calcifies belief systems that often impede our progress.
Small startups have a better chance of surviving and prospering in Vermont than in most other states.
Localizing done right – that is, in an inclusive way – offers the best path toward maintaining and building regional cohesion.
News Release — Working Lands Enterprise Board Feb. 8, 2017 Contact: Noelle Sevoian [email protected] 802.585.9072 428 New Full-Time Jobs Created and $18.1 Million in Increased Sales Since its inception in 2012, the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative (WLEI) has invested over $3.8 million dollars in 129 projects impacting every county of the state, leveraging $7.4 million […]
News Release — Association of Vermont Independent Colleges December 15, 2016 Contact: Susan Stitely, President (802) 828-8826 / (802) 999-4889 [email protected] www.vermont-icolleges.org MONTPELIER, VT – The economic impact to the State of Vermont from 18 private colleges and universities is $2.09 billion annually and the colleges directly employ 7,100 people statewide, according to a new […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Forest, Parks & Recreation, Vermont Trails & Greenways Council November 29, 2016 Media Contact: Danny Hale, Chairperson, Vermont Trails & Greenways Council, 802-353-6608 Jessica Savage, Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, 802-249-1230 WATERBURY, VT— Exploring Vermont’s outdoors by trail has always been part of the Green Mountain state’s culture, […]