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?
So, is $900 billion per year in defense spending the right amount for the US? Do we face grave national security risks that suggest...
The US has the largest and most expensive military forces in the world by a wide margin. This article will provide information on the size...
The author’s hometown is Randolph, Vermont. Randolph has never been attacked by a foreign power. In fiscal year 2016, the total municipal expenditures of the...
The federal government knows that our current fiscal policies are unsustainable. The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) defines a “sustainable fiscal policy” as one where...
Each year, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) prepares the Financial Report of the United States that, among other things, tallies up all of the...
- State of Vermont50
- Federal Government24
- Government Structure9
- Revenue and Expenditures7
- Key Background Facts & Figures5
- Federal Government: Social Security & Medicare5
- Human Services4
- Debt and Other Liabilities4
- Vermont Campaign Finance4
- Federal Government: Incompetence, Gross Mismanagement & Fraud4
- Protection to Persons & Property3
- Commerce & Community Development3
- Vermont Employee Retirement Benefits3
- Federal Government: Unsustainable Fiscal Path3
- Federal Government Military Machine3
- Vermont's Business Environment2
- Natural Resources1
- Act 2501
- General Government1
- Federal Revenue & Expenditures1
- Corporate Welfare0