House Budget Would Cap Welfare Benefits

The Vermont House is preparing to debate the budget and a number of new tax proposals this week, and House leaders are already trying to line up votes for a $1.3 billion plan that includes a contentious bid to cap welfare benefits.

Budget To Balance, But Caseloads A Concern

The Shumlin Administration says the job of crafting next year’s state budget is made easier now that Washington has tackled some of the fiscal issues facing the country. Meanwhile, the administration and lawmakers are working to address gaps in the current year budget.

Shumlin Signs Record Transportation Budget

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is embarking on a series of highway construction and repair projects that are part of the biggest transportation spending plan in state history.