Wow the first gathering of the 2022 Burgers and Brew Tour was a great success. We were pleased to not only have members and staff but we had about 15 local politician and two statewide candidates come to visit.
Texas & New Mexico Have Strongest Gains Since May 2021, While Kentucky & Hawaii Have Worst Declines; Texas & Minnesota Top Lists of One-Month Increases, New York & North Dakota Lose Most Last Month
Construction spending (not adjusted for inflation) totaled $1.78 trillion in May at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, down 0.1% from the upwardly revised April total but up 9.7% year-over-year (y/y), the Census Bureau reported today.
The AGC/VT and VIECA lobbying team have already begun preparing for the upcoming election.
The Vermont Department of Labor has announced that effective July 1, 2022, employer unemployment insurance (UI) contributions, or taxes, will decrease as the UI tax schedule moves from Schedule III to Schedule I.
The Budget Dance continues between the House, the Senate, and the Governor. The Senate passed the budget, the earliest in recent history, and although “it made steps in the right direction” for the Governor, it may not be enough to keep him from pulling out his veto pen.
The first week of April had a similar feeling to the last week of the legislature which usually occurs at the end of May.. Rumors were floating around the state house that the legislature was seeking to adjourn by May 6th.
Governor Scott has vetoed H.157 which would have required residential home contractors to register with the Office of Professional regulation.
Two weeks ago, I shared the optimism I have for the opportunity before us. In my 21 years in public life, there has never been a more transformative moment.
The Vermont General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday, January 4th to start the 2022 legislative session. This was not a normal start to a session as the world is still caught in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are a little over a month away from the return of the Vermont Legislature to the statehouse (or some hybrid form) for the 2022 session.