Forest Economy Stabilization Grant Program to Open

The Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (DFPR) will open the application for the Forest Economy Stabilization Grant Program August 5.  Click here for more. Qualifying businesses must meet eligibility criteria and grant award calculations will be based on actual demonstrated economic harm during the pandemic. A recording of an informational webinar for applicants will […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer. USTR Grants 16 Extensions for Section 301 List One Exclusions, Set to Expire June 4 The US Trade Representative (USTR) has extended sixteen exclusions from list one of the Section 301 tariffs imposed on Chinese imports. The exclusions, which were set to expire on June 4, […]

New Legislation | Updated February 4

The following are bills introduced in the Legislature this year that might be of particular interest to members, with first the House bills and then the Senate bills.  Click on the bill number for more about texts, sponsors, procedural history, and other information.  Keep in mind that the statements of purpose provided below are part […]

The Week Ahead in Committees | For the Week of January 20

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You and also review full agendas […]

Act 250 Reform Rebooted?

After being bogged down with a wide ranging Act 250 reform proposal last year, the House Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Committee has started working through a new proposal developed in negotiations between the Administration and VNRC.  Still broad in scope, the proposal includes more positive provisions proposed by the Administration, while also containing a […]

UPDATED | New Legislation

The following are bills introduced in the Legislature this year that might be of particular interest to members, with first the House bills and then the Senate bills.  Click on the bill number for more about texts, sponsors, procedural history, and other information.  Keep in mind that the statements of purpose provided below are part […]

Save the Date | Sustainable Forestry Initiative Legislative Breakfast Reception

SAVE THE DATE   Sustainable Forestry Initiative of Vermont  Cordially invites you to a  Legislative Breakfast Reception  Friday, March 17, 2017 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Vermont State House Cafeteria  SFI Vermont Participating Members Associated Industries of Vermont Britton Lumber Durgin & Crowell Lumber International Paper Company  Catalyst Paper Plum Creek The A. Johnson Co., […]