NEWS & VIEWS

AIV's News and Views is one of the longest running, most re­spected newsletters in Vermont, providing infor­mation and analysis on local, state, and national devel­opments important to Vermont's industrial and business commu­nity. 

Traditionally published weekly during the legisla­tive session and as warranted during the rest of the year, News & Views is currenlty posted as a running blog with update notices for members and guests.

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RECENT POSTS

Below are some selected recent posts.  Click the link above for all available posts, INCLUDING THE LATEST COVID-19 RELATED POSTS.

  • SBA Loan Clinic July 6. June 30

  • New Upcoming Webinars from Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center. June 30

  • Federal Agencies Regulatory Agenda. June 29

  • Workforce Training Grants Available to On-Board and Upskill Staff. June 29

  • Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Member Contribution. June 29

  • Enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). June 28

  • Export Grants Available to Increase International Sales and Marketing | State Trade Expansion Program. June 28

  • On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web. June 28

  • UI Tax Reductions for the Coming Year, Better than Expected Trust Fund Recovery and AIV-Led Reforms Help. June 27

  • Preliminary Feedback Requested on Updates to Wetlands Maps, Follow Up Engagement Encouraged. June 24

  • Survey Regarding Returning to Work After the Pandemic. June 24

  • Updated Guidance and Resources from the USDOL/OSHA. June 24

  • Reminder | Review and Feedback, Questions on New Tax Laws Impacting Vermont Manufacturers and Other Businesses.  June 3

  • On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web. June 3

  • Trade Updates and Webinars | Member Contribution.  June 2

  • Workforce Shortage? Hire Youth this Summer.  June 2

  • Economic Recovery Bridge Program Set to Close June 15.  June 1

  • Compensation Trends in Manufacturing.  June 1

  • Vermont Internship Program Grant Application Now Available.  May 27

  • USTR Considers Extension of Section 301 China Tariffs.  May 27

  • Recorded Webinar: Building Workplaces that Support Mental Health.  May 27

  • SBA Loan Clinic.  May 24

  • Legislative Session Wrapping Up, Updates and Outlooks Coming.  May 12

  • Corporate Tax Reform Passes the Legislature and Awaits Governor’s Action, Key Manufacturing Provisions Included.  May 12

  • Clarification and Expansion of the Sales Tax Exemption for Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment Passes the Legislature and Awaits Governor’s Action.  May 12

  • Potential Increases in Fossil Fuel Costs Fails in Close Veto Override Vote, But Issue Won’t Go Away.  May 12

  • $100 Million Increase in UI Costs Over Coming Years Included in “Economic Development” Bill.  May 12

  • Economic Development Bill Passes Legislature, Includes Aid and Incentives for Employers and Employees.  May 12