State imposes hiring freeze - WCAX

In response to tax revenue falling off a cliff, state government has put a stop on (almost) all hiring.

"The governor says that's just the beginning of the belt-tightening. "When we build our budget for '21, our new budget, it's going to be significantly less than it was before because we don't have the revenue. The revenue has dried up. And that is going to put a tremendous hole in our budget," said Gov. Phil Scott, R-Vermont. The governor says he will work with lawmakers to figure out how to move forward. ”

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