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May 6, 2016

Spending less isn’t as simple as it sounds

By Jon Margolis

Editor’s note: Jon Margolis is VTDigger’s political columnist.

Republicans in the Legislature think state government spends too much.

They might be right.

For the last several years, state spending has grown faster than the state’s economy. From 2010 to 2013, Vermont’s gross…