Coalition launches push to raise taxes on Vermont's highest earners

Posted on AllSides November 9th, 2023
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A new coalition that wants to increase taxes on Vermont’s highest earners is calling on lawmakers to pass legislation next year that it says will generate close to $100 million in state revenue annually. Organizations including the Vermont-NEA, the Vermont chapter of the ACLU and the Vermont Natural Resources Council held a press conference in Montpelier Thursday to launch the “Fund Vermont’s Future” campaign. They say a 3% surcharge on incomes over $500,000 would raise the money Vermont needs to build affordable housing, improve access to health care, repair deteriorating...

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