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Dustin Degree: Vermont's crisis of affordability



Vt Digger - - 8:22 am Mon Jun 16th, 2014

Editor's note: This commentary is by Dustin Degree, a former Republican state representative from St. Albans City, and a candidate to for the state Senate representing Franklin County and Alburgh. Prior to serving in the House, Degree was an aide to former Gov. Jim Douglas.

At a time when many Vermonters are anxious for their economic future, and staggering under the burden of rising household costs and taxes, the 2013-14 session of the Legislature was the most expensive in history.

The Legislature voted to raise tens of millions of dollars in new taxes and knowingly passed a budget with a projected structural deficit that could reach $70 million.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2014/06/13/dustin-degree-vermo...

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Franklin, VT 05457 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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