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June 22, 2022

Gov. Phil Scott visits Swanton to present $8 million plan to bolster the workforce with S. Bill 11

SWANTON — Gov. Phil Scott met with community leaders on Tuesday at Vermont Precision Tools in Swanton to announce the passage of Senate Bill 11, which aims to funnel funding and education to Vermont’s workforce.

The bill was...

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June 21, 2022

Millions budgeted to ease Vermont’s worker shortage

Swanton, VT — At Vermont Precision Tools Inc., state officials and business leaders discussed the workforce challenges facing the state, as well as investments made this year to help address them.

Governor Phil Scott talked about...

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May 29, 2022

WCAX You Can Quote Me Looks at VT529 Savings Plans

VSAC President Scott Giles discusses the tax benefits of saving for college with host Darren Perron. 

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May 25, 2022

Families can now use VT529 college funds for more expenses

By Darren Perron

Published: May. 25, 2022 at 4:19 PM EDT|

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont families that save for higher education through the VT529 plan can now use the money for more things.

With the VT529, the state gives you...

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May 20, 2022

New funding available for child care worker training


By Cat Viglienzoni

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont needs more child care workers and now there’s new money to encourage more students to consider it as a career path.

The Legislature established a new program with half a...

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May 19, 2022

Graduating with a plan

The Valley Reporter / Lisa Loomis EDITORIALS /May 19, 2022

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Harwood Union graduation is rapidly approaching and with it, the members of the Class of 2022 will be launched into their next steps towards education and career. Some...

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