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The Informed Vermonter is a non-profit website with a simple objective. It seeks to help fellow Vermonters become better informed so they can be more discerning voters.

  • What does the government of the State of Vermont do?
  • How much money does the government spend?
  • Where does the government get its money?
  • How does the State of Vermont compare to the rest of the country?

Recent Posts

COVID-19 Pandemic: Federal Government Response. 4. Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic...

In 2009, Congress and President Obama passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to pump $831 billion into the economy to mitigate the devastating...

COVID-19 Pandemic: 3. Federal Government Response. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”)

Around the world, 127 countries require employers to provide paid sick leave for one week or more.  The United States is not one of...

COVID-19 Pandemic: 2. Federal Government Response. The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations...

    On February 24, 2020, the White House sent congress a request for $2.5 billion to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In a few short weeks,...

COVID-19 Pandemic: 1.Our Governments’ Response

  The COVID-19 Pandemic is the greatest public health challenge faced by the United States since the Spanish Flu ravaged the country in multiple waves...

Education: 13: Act 46 Update

It looks like Act 46 is beginning to have a measurable impact on Vermont’s public education infrastructure.  It’s all beginning to shrink. Each year, the...