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May 13, 2019

The Green Mountain Care Board is considering whether to raise health insurance premium prices for individual and small employer plans. BCBSVT asked for increase of 15.6%, on average. MVP asked for 9.4%, on average. The public comment period for these plans ends in late July.

May 3, 2019

If you have a past criminal conviction, or a charge that has been dismissed, you may want to figure out whether you can “expunge” your criminal record.

April 11, 2019

Visit the Housing section of our website. Whether you rent or own your home, or you are homeless or facing foreclosure, you will find helpful information about housing in Vermont.

April 4, 2019

Vermont Legal Aid is holding free Advance Planning Workshop around the state. 

March 19, 2019

This year the federal and state tax returns are due on April 15, 2019. Many people are required to file tax returns each year, while others choose to file in order to claim credits or other benefits. You may qualify for free tax filing help. 

March 14, 2019

Vermont has laws that protect students from bullying and harassment in school. We recently updated our page about the law and what you can do if your child experiences bullying or harassment. 

February 26, 2019

The Earned Income Credit is a refundable tax credit for workers with lower incomes. If you have a child, you may qualify for it. Very low-income residents without children may also qualify for it.

February 6, 2019

Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Vermont are holding free Advance Planning Clinics around the state. The next one is scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2019, in Barre, Vermont.

January 25, 2019

Legal Services Vermont (LSV) is the new name of Legal Services Law Line of Vermont. Together, Legal Services Vermont and Vermont Legal Aid help people around the state tackle civil legal issues – at no charge. 

January 11, 2019

The government shutdown is impacting 3SquaresVT benefits in February. If you recently applied, or if you receive benefits, you may need to take immediate action to get your benefits for February.


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