March 20, 2013

Public Assets Institute: Vermont Has Options to Raise Revenue for Smart Investments

ITEP Work in Action

Gov. Peter Shumlin has the right idea when he says we should invest in expanding the availability of child care for working Vermonters. However, it just doesn’t make sense to take money from low-wage working families to pay for this initiative. Other changes to Vermont’s income tax code could produce about as much revenue as the governor is seeking—or more—and make the state’s tax system more equitable.

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