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Tax Plan Passes By 30 Votes In Vt. House
Wednesday, 03/27/13
By Bob Kinzel
The Vermont House has given its preliminary approval to a $26 million tax package to help balance the state budget for next year.  But the plan faces the strong opposition of Governor Peter Shumlin.
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Vt. House Committee Raises Taxes, Shumlin Objects
Friday, 03/22/13
By Kirk Carapezza
A key House committee has given preliminary approval to a tax package that would raise roughly $26 million, putting it on a collision course with the governor because it includes provisions he opposes.
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Federal Judge Dismisses Yankee Suit
Friday, 10/26/12
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Vermont Yankee against the state over taxes on the plant that the Legislature passed this year.
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Dover, Wilmington Hire Lobbyist To Track Educational Spending
Wednesday, 09/12/12
The towns of Dover and Wilmington will co-fund the costs of hiring KSE Partners to track how their education taxes are being spent at the state level.
Vermont Edition
Welch On Congressional Priorities
Friday, 08/10/12
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch discusses the top issues facing Congress after the August recess.
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Vt. Towns Increasingly Consider Consolidating Services
Wednesday, 06/06/12
By Kirk Carapezza
As federal and state resources continue to dry up, in Vermont, where there's a strong independent streak, many cities and towns are trying to consolidate their basic services while also maintaining local autonomy.
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Vt. Lawmakers Propose Moratorium On Cloud Tax
Friday, 04/27/12
By Kirk Carapezza
If the plan were approved, the state would refund taxes paid over the past several years to businesses that have been paying the so-called cloud tax on software sold remotely since it went into effect in 2006.
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Transportation Fund Receipts Fall Below Expectations
Monday, 04/16/12
The Shumlin administration announced Monday morning that state collections of taxes and fees during March exceeded expectations. But the figures released by the administration showed that the transportation fund receipts were off.
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St. Albans Town And City Study Whether Merger Would Cut Cost
Wednesday, 11/16/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Cities and towns across the state are coping with dwindling tax revenue, and they're trying to do more with less. In Franklin County, the City and Town of St. Albans are exploring whether they can effectively merge the two communities into one in an effort to more efficiently provide services.
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Report: Irene Has Little Effect On State Tax Sources
Tuesday, 11/15/11
By Bob Kinzel
State revenues have finally matched levels that were recorded before the economic downturn that started in 2008. A new revenue report also shows that Tropical Storm Irene didn't have much of an overall impact on the state's main tax sources.
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To Cut Debt, Sanders Says Raise Taxes
Thursday, 06/23/11
By Bob Kinzel
Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling for tax increases to reduce the nation's debt, although House Republicans have said they won't support any plan that includes tax hikes.
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Bessie Smith & Taxes
Thursday, 04/15/10
By George Thomas
We celebrate the birthdays of Bessie Smith, Emperess Of The Blues and Boston trumpeter Herb Pomeroy. We also acknowledge, rather than celebrate, April 15th as Tax Day with a few musical money songs.
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