Rules & Instructions Governing Overweight and Over Dimension Vehicle Permits

The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles undertook a review of DMV administrative rule #25 titled Rules and Instructions Governing Overweight and Over Dimension Vehicle Permits. New permits will not be issued, current permits will be honored. Below are the new rule changes that are effective 09/21/2018: SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND HOLIDAY RESTRICTIONS: Travel with gross loads […]

On the Wire | News & Analysis from the Web for the Week of September 17

With its last easy decision, Fed will try to avoid adding fuel to the fire.  MarketWatch 9/24 “Ask any Wall Street economist if the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its September meeting and the answer is “of course.”  “For now, the FOMC appears comfortable with quarterly rate hikes,” said Michael Gapen, chief U.S. economist […]

Vermont Labor Market

The Department of Labor announced that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 2.8%. This reflects no change from the revised July rate. The national rate in August was 3.9%. As of the prior month’s preliminary data, the Burlington-South Burlington Metropolitan NECTA was tied for the nineteenth lowest unemployment rate in the country for […]