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Vermont Business Magazine Secretary of Administration Kristin Clouser released Vermont’s revenue results today for April 2024.

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Public Assets Institute Vermont had 3,900 fewer jobs in 2023 than before the pandemic in 2019. But according to newly released data from the Vermont Department of Labor, the losses have not been evenly distributed. In fact, five Vermont counties showed net gains from 2019 to 2023, while the other nine saw net losses.

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Vermont Business Magazine Stewart Ledbetter announced his candidacy today for the Democratic nomination for the Vermont State Senate, representing the Chittenden-Central District. His decision to run follows a long career in Vermont political journalism spanning six gubernatorial administrations.

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by Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine Global industrial computer hardware manufacturer and solution provider OnLogic on Monday opened a new 150,000-square-foot global headquarters in South Burlington.

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by Burlington Mayor Emma Mulvaney-Stanak Yesterday marked the first 45 days of my mayoral administration.

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by Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Labor reported today that the seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for April was 2.1 percent. This reflects a decrease of one-tenth of one percentage point from the prior month’s revised estimate.

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by Mike Donoghue, Vermont News First, Vermont Business Magazine The former chair and vice chair of the Woodstock Foundation want to add legal claims of unjust enrichment and a breach of fiduciary duty to their lawsuit against former trustees after learning one of the defendants was paid almost $1.5 million in recent years without full board approval, new court records maintain.

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Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today named Amanda Wheeler, of Bradford, as his press secretary, effective Monday, May 20. She will now serve as the primary contact for press inquiries for the Governor’s Office. Wheeler replaces Jason Maulucci, who has served in the role since January of 2021.

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Vermont Business Magazine The Attorney General’s Office announced that Benjamin Mallery, 32, of Sheffield, Vermont, was sentenced yesterday in Vermont Superior Court, Caledonia Criminal Division, after pleading guilty to one felony count of Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Materials.

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Vermont Business Magazine Today Senator Jane Kitchel (D-Caledonia) announced her retirement from the Vermont Senate after 20 years of service. Kitchel has served as chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations since 2011, after having served as vice chair since 2005, and as a member of the Senate Committee on Transportation since 2005.

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Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today announced that Secretary Kristin Clouser will be leaving her role leading the Agency of Administration next week. Secretary Clouser was first appointed by Governor Scott as deputy secretary of the Agency in November of 2020. In December of 2021, he named Clouser secretary of administration.

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Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) has taken a proactive step to safeguard the state's ecosystems from the threat of invasive plant species.