State News

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 customers for services they had not authorized. Known as “cramming,” […]

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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 Fund receipts from the same period last year. “That is […]

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Budget gap and spending cuts on the table

By Hilary Niles, VTDigger.org State agencies are being asked to stick to their strategic plans while drafting budget cuts up to 5 percent for fiscal year 2016, which starts July 1. Instructions from Gov. Peter Shumlin’s administration include notification that […]

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Milne garners $80,000 but Shumlin leads

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org Governor Peter Shumlin is hitting the airwaves with feel-good film clips of Vermonters talking about his accomplishments. He spent $235,000 in September, mostly on advertising, and he has raised $100,000 over the same period from unions, […]

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