panel looking at Vermont’s tax system recommends lowering Vermont’s income taxes but also eliminating many deductions. The panel wants to
reduce the sales tax rate. But it suggests broadening the tax to cover clothes
U.S. House voted today to extend the so called Bush
income tax cuts, but only for families with incomes under $250,000 a
year. Now, Congressman Peter Welch is urging Democratic leaders
to hold their ground and not give in to Republican demands that the tax cuts be
extended to the wealthy.
Should we tax junk food and soda? Should menus have calorie counts? We talk with UVM nutritionist Rachel Johnson about food and nutrition issues. Also, an update on the H1N1 virus, and a group of singing librarians!
The Senate has advanced a tax bill that
raises about $26 million in new revenue. Business executives said they can’t afford to pay more taxes and urged
the Legislature to make more cuts to the state budget instead.