State Offices en Vermont Building Project Costs Labeled "Eye-Popping" <p></p><p></p><p>The space is being called gorgeous, but the cost "eye-popping." Vermont lawmakers are applying those terms to office space at the National Life building in Montpelier that has been renovated to house the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and other state agencies. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 60123 at Vermont Building Project Costs Labeled "Eye-Popping" Vermont Working With St. Albans for New State Building <p>The state of Vermont is working with officials in St. Albans to sell the existing state office building and build a new state office building in the heart of the city's downtown.<br><br>If approved, the plan would bring 200 state workers closer to the downtown restaurants and shops, but it could also prompt the redevelopment of the existing state office building, putting it on the tax rolls, and additional downtown development.<br><br>The existing state office building is located just far enough outside the city center to keep employees from frequenting downtown restaurants and stores. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 47209 at Vermont Officials Expect FEMA Word on Irene Payments <p>Vermont officials could learn this week how much the Federal Emergency Management Agency will contribute to help rehabilitate the state office complex in Waterbury, which was made unusable by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.<br /><br />The dispute over FEMA&#39;s contribution to the Waterbury project could involve tens of millions of dollars.<br />&nbsp; &nbsp; Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:05:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45454 at Vermont Officials Expect FEMA Word on Irene Payments