Letter, Opinion

Democrat spending is out of control

Dear Editor, The Democratic leadership in the Vermont legislature has proven themselves irresponsible and with no respect for every Vermont citizen. These people do not care about you as demonstrated by their disrespect for the unintended consequences of their legislation […]

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State News

It’s been a frenzy!

By Rep. Jim Harrison It’s important to have deadlines to help discipline the legislative process. Without them, the session would likely extend longer than it does. Deadlines mean that the House Appropriations Committee must not only finish its work on […]

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Local News

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, […]

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Local News

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 […]

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