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PAI: Job growth in 2017, so far so good

Public Assets Institute With an additional 600 new jobs in September, Vermont’s private employers have added 2,700 jobs so far this year. While the growth has been uneven, 2017 has seen the strongest first three quarters since 2011. Also in September, Vermont’s unemployment rate ticked down to 2.9 p […]

McClaughry: Putting the brakes on 'Sue and Settle'

by John McClaughry Back in 1999 Robert Reich, President Clinton’s very liberal ex-Secretary of Labor, penned an op ed piece that said, “The era of big government may be over, but the era of regulation through litigation has just begun.”   Reich argued that Congress, since 1994 under the control of p […]

CHAC terminates ACO operations

Vermont Business Magazine On October 18, 2017, the Board of Community Health Accountable Care, LLC (CHAC) decided to terminate its Medicare Accountable Care Organization Shared Savings Program agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, effective 1/1/2018 and to conclude ACO opera […]

Killington to celebrate World Cup with DISPATCH as headliner Nov 25

Related Company: Killington Pico Ski Resort Partners, LLCVermont Business Magazine Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard destination in Eastern North America, has announced that the band Dispatch will headline a robust music and entertainment lineup to celebrate the return of th […]

Schubart: The comforts of mediocre education

Bill Schubart It’s no secret that many colleges and prep schools are in financial trouble. Accrediting organizations predict a significant number of institutional failures in the next decade. We even feel the pain here in Vermont but, understandably, no one wants to discuss it, as any faint whiff of […]

UVM trustees move ahead with multi-purpose arena

Related Company: University of VermontVermont Business Magazine The University of Vermont's Board of Trustees today approved an additional $1 million from gift funds to move forward with the Design Development phase of planning for the Athletic Department's Multi-Purpose Facility project. "I'm very […]

National Life newest VBSR champion

Related Company: National Life GroupVermont Business Magazine The Board of Directors for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is happy to announce that National Life has become VBSR’s newest Champion Member. “Do good, be good and make good. Those are values that National Life aspires […]

Co-operative Insurance Companies donates $10,000 to American Red Cross

Vermont Business Magazine Co-operative Insurance Companies is giving back to those affected by recent hurricane devastation with a donation of $10,000 to American Red Cross. Co-operative Insurance is a huge supporter of American Red Cross.  Along with this donation, the company hosted their second b […]

Governor Scott launches ThinkVermont to grow economy

by Katie Kittell Vermont Busieness Magazine In a press conference Friday at Tech Jam in Essex Jct, Governor Phil Scott announced the launch of ThinkVermont.com, a new website that will connect existing and prospective Vermont businesses and workers to the resources and information they need to expan […]