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Deportations sow worry among farmers, immigrant workers
Local News
March 1, 2017

Deportations sow worry among farmers, immigrant workers

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

A sense of fear and unease has taken hold on dairy farms in Vermont and across the Northeast in the wake of enforcement actions last week that led to the deportation of nearly 700 unauthorized immigrants nationwide.

Though no farms in…

Local News
February 15, 2017

Raising the minimum wage?

Workers and businesses split By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger Workers say raising the minimum wage will help them spend money at local businesses, but local businesses say paying workers more will cause them to raise prices. Those were the competing messages of witnesses who spoke at…