Governor Scott Delivers Budget Address

Governor Scott today delivered his fifth budget address to the General Assembly, presenting a budget that, with the help of federal stimulus, includes $210 million in new investments to strengthen the economy, create more and better paying jobs, and address priorities like downtown revitalization, infrastructure, broadband, and climate change without raising taxes or existing fees […]

This Week in Committees

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 can also review full agendas […]

This Week in Committees

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 can also review full agendas […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web

Speeding the Adoption of Additive Manufacturing.  Manufacturing 1/7 “Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing offers a number of potential innovations in product design, while its flexible manufacturing capabilities can support a distributed manufacturing model – helping to unlock new business potential. However, when companies begin to consider all that is needed to make additive a […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Webinar on 2020 Freight Issues

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Webinar | Freight 2020: A Year In Review Wednesday, December 9 2:00 to 3:00 pm This webinar will recap changes in the logistics world during 2020 – roadblocks nobody could have predicted and solutions that some people found. This webinar was originally scheduled for December 2, […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Webinar

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Webinar: Export Requirements & Strict Regulations November 18 2:00 to 2:30 pm Understanding the general requirements of exports is key to any export business. This webinar will go over those requirements and review export control and licensing requirements, special provisions, exemptions, penalties, and more. There will […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web for the Week of October 12

Supply chain pros embrace AI for forecasting, inventory despite limitations during pandemic.  Supply Chain Dive 10/13 “Supply chain professionals are optimistic about the potential for artificial intelligence within their operations, but they have also struggled with the technology during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey from Secondmind, which develops machine-learning applications for businesses. . […]

Override of Global Warming Legislation Veto

The Senate Tuesday voted to override the Governor’s veto of H.688.  This follows the House’s successful override vote last week. Enactment of H.688 over the Governor’s veto presents a number of concerns and challenges for the future. The biggest issues with H.688 are not necessarily about the issue of climate change.  Rather, they concern the […]

Diesel Conversion Grants

Funds from Vermont’s allocation of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (the Trust) are being allocated to assess the feasibility of all-electric technologies and begin to catalyze market transformation in Vermont.  DEC is seeking proposals for electric replacement or repower (engine replacement) projects for all eligible mitigation actions under the Trust to reduce emissions of nitrogen […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Hong Kong Marking Transition Period Extended In CSMS 43729326 dated August 21, 2020, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) informed the trade that the transition period for importers to comply with the new marking requirements for the importation of Hong Kong goods has been extended for […]