Budget Crisis

Vermont’s Budget Crisis in 2010, 2011, 2012 We may have to go back to 1998 budget levels. Is that the end of the world? Let’s stop whining, get real and get on with the decisions we face. We must cut government expenses in every department, while creating investment in the economic future of the state.

Vermont’s Budget Crisis in 2010, 2011, 2012

  • We may have to go back to 1998 budget levels. This would not be the end of the world. Let’s get real and get on with the decisions we face. We are a strong enough people to weather this storm.
  • We must shrink and restructure the role of State government, giving towns more control and responsibility for delivery of social services, land use and education.
  • We must inspire local communities to band together and recognize that the coming economic storms will require sacrifices of convenience and comfort.