groups want the state to raise their taxes in order to shore up the state’s
unemployment insurance trust fund. But
in exchange for paying more, the businesses also want benefits reduced for unemployed
return now to our occasional series on how the recession is affecting
Vermonters, with an update on Meghann Cline. She’s the mother of 3 young
children who’s been homeless since last fall. The
economy has made her situation even worse.
A few displaced workers in the Northeaast Kingdom are doing what may seem like the impossible in these dark days. They’re starting their own businesses. VPR’s Charlotte Albright recently met one of them in St. Johnsbury.