Vermont's High Cost of Living is Only Getting Higher
Email Blast Sent to Supporters on December 28, 2017. Subscribe!
Vermont has lost 20,000 students over the past two decades, with little change to the number of teachers, staff and administrators. Governor Scott recently announced Vermonters can expect another property tax increase to the tune of 7 percent or more. New school mergers promise little in the way of savings.
Simply put, our education funding system is pricing Vermonters out of the state and it’s unacceptable.
What is the solution? Decreasing costs is proving complicated and less than effective. Just look at Act 46 as an example, which shows no sign of proving its value.Read more
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Email Blast Sent to Supporters on October 12, 2017. Subscribe!
We were very excited to interview Governor Phil Scott last week about his first nine months in office. We covered a range of topics including an innovative approach to rural economic development called Vermont Outdoor Recreation Collaborative, cleaning up our waterways, his $26 million teachers health care proposal, and we also got is take on an EB-5 special prosecutor.
If you missed the live stream of the interview, you can find this and previous interviews at Vote802.com/watch.Read more