The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Vermont is 4.8 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Vermont finished 49th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Vermont was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Vermont would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
Frederick C. Morin III, dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, earned $582,254 in 2018, making Morin the highest-paid public employee in Vermont last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Vermont arts agencies are projected to reach $722,800 for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.15 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Vermont who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 154, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Vermont totaled $348.9 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $1,740,904 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Vermont, the fifth lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Vermont two-year colleges charged students $8,190 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the highest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
The single U.S. House of Representatives member representing Vermont draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Vermont four-year public university tuition and fees went from $11,898 in 2004-05 to $17,474 in 2019-20, the 33rd largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.