Recent Work in the Northeast Kingdom
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Recent News From the Northeast Kingdom
Leahy, Sanders And Welch Announce: St. Johnsbury Fire Department To Receive $475,000 To Replace Out-Of-Service Ladder Truck
April 24, 2013
U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch this week told St. Johnsbury Fire Department Chief Troy Ruggles that his four-year quest to replace the department's 36-year-old ladder truck is complete. Leahy, Sanders and Welch announced Wednesday that a $475,000 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) will help the department replace its 1976 tower tr...
Vermont Gains $40 million In Federal Tax Credits To Spur Privately Funded Economic Development Projects That Will Create Jobs In Communities With High Unemployment
April 24, 2013
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D) Wednesday announced that Vermont Rural Ventures will receive $40 million in federal tax credits to spur economic development projects throughout the state.
The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program was established by Congress in 2000 to spur investment of private capital in economic development projects in communities with high poverty and high unemploym...
Photo Album: 'St. Johnsbury Congress in Your Community'
December 1, 2012
Vermont Wins Two Grants for Regional Development
October 2, 2012
The Northern Border Regional Commission has awarded grants totaling $373,447 for regional development projects in Vermont, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today.
The grants will support the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail in Lamoille County and develop key regional business clusters in the Northeast Kingdom.
The $249,982 grant for th...
Photo Album: 'Rep. Welch Attends Northeast Kingdom Development Initiative Announcement'
September 27, 2012