Why do millennials, who live their economic and social lives on their phones and participate more in the free market internet economy than anybody else, increasingly support socialists who would end or limit the opportunities that do so much to improve their lives?
President Donald Trump called a new, preliminary deal with Mexico “the U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement,” announcing Monday that he had kept a campaign promise to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Vermont Democratic nominee for governor Christine Hallquist is in favor of economic growth, at least in theory. In practice, economic growth takes second fiddle to higher taxes.
Maybe this means Scott, and Dustin Degree, can celebrate the above gains a little less loudly. Decades of negative economic policies will take years to unwind, and a lot of work to undo what’s been done to Vermont.
Record low unemployment numbers are starting to take a toll on the health of Vermont’s small-business sector, say business and labor experts in the state.
A thriving market economy results in job creation, higher wages, better benefits and better opportunities for employees. A thriving market economy results in more profits for the small businesses that are the backbone of our community.
A foreign manufacturer of solar panels will be opening a new facility in the United States, making it the first new plant to operate since President Trump enacted tariffs on solar imports
The one silver lining in all of this: New Hampshire scored 49th. Yes, we finally did better than New Hampshire in one of these rankings.
There are hundreds of jobs in Vermont that do not require a college degree. Many economists agree that not everyone should have a college diploma, that many good-paying jobs in the trades pay more than what an average college graduate earns.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June jobs report Friday, showing that the economy added 213,000 jobs in June, beating expert predictions, and signaling the booming economy is attracting more people back into the workforce.
Engineers anticipate an $840,000 price tag for upgrading municipal utilities infrastructure in the southern section of town to support Culture Made Vermont’s proposed dairy and nondairy beverage facility at the Exit One Industrial Park.