Tag Archives: House Appropriations Committee

Local News
March 23, 2016

Panel approves $5.77 billion budget

By Elizabeth Hewitt,  VTDigger.org

After nearly three months of work, the House Appropriations Committee voted out a budget bill for fiscal year 2017 Monday, March 21.

The committee passed the package on a vote of 10 to 1.

Rep. Marty Feltus,…

Local News
March 27, 2015

House closes budget gap with $113 left over

By Elizabeth Hewitt, www.VTDigger.org Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee were left with relief and a $113 surplus after unanimously approving an FY 2016 state budget plan Monday.

The committee scrounged together enough in cuts, one-time money and revenue to patch a $113 million gap. The…