Vermont Gov. Scott vetoes child care subsidy expansion

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2023
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• The proposal, which would have tapped into payroll tax revenue for funding, would allow subsidies for households earning up to 575% of federal poverty guidelines. • "Vermont already has one of the highest tax burdens in the nation. The last thing we should be doing is making it worse," Scott wrote to lawmakers. "Raising new revenue from taxes and fees should be a last resort, not a first step." Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have expanded child care subsidies for some families,...

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