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?
Who is the biggest beneficiary of a minimum wage boost? Vermont passed new minimum wage legislation (Act 176) in 2014. With the federal minimum wage...
About 309,000 Vermonters work as employees for some entity in the private sector or government. The salary or wage they earn is one of...
Approximately one third of Vermont’s housing units are rentals, so many Vermonters are tenants as opposed to homeowners. This article will take a detailed...
For most people, housing costs are the largest expense they bear. This article will take a detailed look at Vermont’s housing costs for homeowners....
Vermont and its towns rely on property taxes to i) provide for many of the operating and maintenance costs of municipalities, and ii) fund...
- State of Vermont61
- Federal Government28
- Key Background Facts & Figures12
- Government Structure9
- Revenue and Expenditures8
- Federal Government: Social Security & Medicare5
- Human Services4
- Debt and Other Liabilities4
- Vermont Campaign Finance4
- Federal Government: Incompetence, Gross Mismanagement & Fraud4
- Federal Government Military Machine4
- Protection to Persons & Property3
- Commerce & Community Development3
- Vermont Employee Retirement Benefits3
- Federal Government: Unsustainable Fiscal Path3
- Corporate Welfare3
- Vermont Elections3
- Vermont's Business Environment2
- Natural Resources1
- Act 2501
- General Government1
- Federal Revenue & Expenditures1