Vt. State Revenues Short Of Targets

Vermont state revenues are running short of what was forecast both for the month of October and for the first four months of the fiscal year.

July Revenues Rise, Though A Little Less Than Anticipated

The Shumlin administration says the $92 million raised last month was six percent better than a year ago. But economists had predicted the total collections would be just a little bit higher than that. Vt. revenues ahead of 2011; lag forecast slightly

Vt. Revenue Forecast Adjusted Downward

Vermont’s twice-a-year revenue forecast is being revised downward, with a $10 million reduction in collections expected in the fiscal year that just started, and a $20 million reduction in the fiscal year that starts in July of 2013.

Outlook Mixed On Vermont’s Economy

The state’s unemployment rate dropped again giving Vermont one of the lowest rates in the country. But state revenues have fallen for the third month in a row, creating a $14 million hole in next year’s budget.

Senator Patrick Leahy

Senator Patrick Leahy discusses the work of the Congressional super committee, Legislature economist Tom Kavet looks at the state’s revenue picture and we listen to the voices in the news.