COVID-19

Congress Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

After several days of tense negotiations between congressional leaders and the Administration, Congress has officially passed S. 3548, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This unprecedented, $2 trillion bill is nearly 900 pages long and promises to help Vermont’s struggling businesses and overwhelmed healthcare systems recover from this growing crisis. The bill includes a major […]

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Statehouse Expands Unemployment Benefits with COVID-19 Response Package

          While Vermont’s businesses grapple with the growing impacts of the coronavirus, working Vermonters are being laid off at  historic rates and Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims are skyrocketing as a result. Vermont Department of Labor (DOL) usually processes 400 employment claims in a given week. By the end of last week they […]

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Federal Action on COVID-19: What Does it Mean for Your Business?

            As businesses, communities, and families across the country continue to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Legislators are working to pass a series of relief bills to curtail the virus’ spread and soften its economic impacts. Detailed below are the two primary pieces of legislation that have been signed into […]

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