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State News
December 3, 2014

Vt. unemployment steady at 4.4 percent

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org Vermont’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.4 percent in October, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Labor. The leveling follows four consecutive…

Opinion
December 3, 2014

Universal pre-K delayed one year

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org The implementation of Vermont’s universal pre-kindergarten mandate, signed into law with much fanfare in May, will be delayed for a year. State officials made the announcement…

Opinion
December 3, 2014

VTC layoffs announced

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org Eight full-time faculty at Vermont Technical College in Randolph received layoff notices Monday, Nov. 29. The action is part of a large-scale financial reorganization that could…

State News
October 15, 2014

Shumlin, Milne go head-to-head in WCAX debate

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and his Republican challenger, Scott Milne, sounded familiar chords Wednesday evening, Oct. 9, in their first one-on-one live debate. None of the…

State News
October 15, 2014

AT&T settles “cramming” case for $105 million

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org About 45,000 Vermonters stand to collect roughly $1 million from a national settlement with AT&T Mobility. The $105-million deal settles allegations that the company improperly charged…

State News
October 8, 2014

Sept. revenue holds steady

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org Three months into fiscal year 2015, General Fund receipts are about $3.83 million, or 1 percent, behind revenue projections. The $327 million haul, however, exceeds General…