Vetting Vermont's Revenue Sources

Feb 14, 2013

Budget gaps are putting Governor Shumlin and the Legislature to the test to find new revenue sources. That means everything from the Earned Income Tax Credits to the gas tax to break-open tickets is on the table.

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Janet Ancel and Tim Ashe, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, offer their opinions on options that have been suggested.

Also on the program, the Vermont Ski Areas Association says nearly 80 percent of ski slopes in the state are using snowmaking, the highest in the country. We hear how far snowmaking technology has come since its invention 70 years ago, and why most Vermont resorts invest so heavily in it.