National Manufacturing Indicators

December 2017 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business (ISM) Monthly Full Report on Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders November 2017 (US Census Bureau) US International Trade in Goods and Services November 2017 (US Census Bureau) Monthly Construction Spending November 2017 (US Census Bureau) 2017 Fourth Quarter Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey (NAM)

State of the State

The following is the press release and link to the full text for the Governor’s State of the State Address: GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT SETS AGENDA FOCUSED ON ECONOMIC GROWTH AND AFFORDABILITY IN STATE OF THE STATE 04 January 2018 Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott delivered the 2018 State of the State address Thursday, highlighting […]

UPDATED | Survey on Workplace Drug Testing and Marijuana Legalization

[NOTE:  See updated post here] In 2017, the Governor vetoed legislation, S.22, to legalize marijuana in Vermont.  However, the Administration has since created the Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission to review outstanding issues and options for legalization, and has indicated potential support for legislation in 2018. This will therefor continue to be an important issue for manufacturers […]