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January 4, 2010 In The News

By Peter Hirschfeld, Rutland Herald

State officials have yet to resolve a looming deficit in the unemployment trust fund that House Speaker Shap Smith referred to Monday as "one of the most difficult" financial issues facing Vermont.

January 4, 2010 In The News

By Terri Hallenbeck, Burlington Free Press

Federal and state officials, business organizations and a labor union representative all agreed: It would be great if the federal government would continue to lend the state money interest-free for two more years to keep its unemployment fund in the black.

January 4, 2010 In The News

Nearly $6 million in federal aid is being dispersed to Vermont's dairy farmers to help offset a portion of the heavy losses from the collapse in milk prices this year.

January 3, 2010 In The News

By Dan McLean, Burlington Free Press

Nearly $6 million in federal aid is being dispersed to Vermont's dairy farmers to help offset a portion of the heavy losses from the collapse in milk prices this year.

December 24, 2009 In The News

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says the Senate’s version of health care reform, set for a final vote today, lacks three key principals that should be addressed when the House and Senate attempt to merge the two differing bills.

December 23, 2009 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Brattleboro Reformer

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says the Senate’s version of health care reform, set for a final vote today, lacks three key principals that should be addressed when the House and Senate attempt to merge the two differing bills.

December 23, 2009 In The News

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said Tuesday that he is disappointed in the Senate's version of health care reform, but will keep fighting for a public health insurance option as the two bills are reconciled.

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