Mayor Pushes Bond Despite Anti-Democrat Super PAC Campaign

Voters in Vermont’s largest city will decide on Tuesday whether to support a $9 million fiscal stability bond. Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger has proposed the ballot item to essentially refinance the city’s debt, but the new mayor is seeing some new opposition from a conservative super PAC.

Vermont Looks To Strengthen Its Credit Rating

State Treasurer Beth Pearce says Vermont could strengthen its Triple A rating on Wall Street if lawmakers support expanding the state’s Rainy Day Budget fund next year. The fund has a cash reserve that equals 5 percent of the entire state budget, or roughly $65 million.