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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?

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

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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”)

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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...

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    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

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  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

Education: 13: Act 46 Update

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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...