With tag: budget
Shumlin: Hold Line On Taxes, Boost Higher Ed
Gov. Peter Shumlin has outlined a budget for the next fiscal
year that calls for no increases in income or sales taxes and relies on
projections of increasing revenue due to an improving economy to spend
more on higher education and in other areas.
Smith's Message To Lawmakers: Don't Raise Taxes
By John Dillon
House Speaker Shap Smith has given lawmakers their marching orders: don't hike taxes,
even to save social programs from budget cuts. He's
asked the House tax-writing committee to stick to
the Shumlin Administration's plan to limit new revenue sources.
Human Services Budget Faces $44M In Cuts
By Jane Lindholm
The Agency of Human Services will have to contend with some of the
biggest policy and financial challenges facing the state. Agency Secretary Doug
Racine is our guest on Vermont Edition to discuss how he'll manage these
services in the face of $44 million in budget cuts.