NFIB Calls for REPEAL of Employer Assessment & DEFEAT of Health Care Tax BillNational Federation of Independent Business/Vermont (NFIB/VT) has consistently urged the legislature to be mindful of the financial consequences being placed on small businesses. We believe that lawmakers must bring spending in line with the growth of our economy. Vermont cannot sustain 5 percent growth in spending year-after-year when our economy is growing at less than 3 percent.
State Budgeting - $130 Million Short for upcoming budget yearDue to unexpectedly low revenues, Gov. Shumlin and the Legislature will need to come up with $130 million in cuts, increased taxes or a combination of the two in order to balance this year’s budget.