EB-5 http://wamc.org en Obama Signs Investor Visa Bill Seen Key in Vermont http://wamc.org/post/obama-signs-investor-visa-bill-seen-key-vermont <p>Senator Patrick Leahy is hailing legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama that is expected to be key to a series of big economic investments in northern Vermont.<br><br>Leahy has been a key backer of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Regional Center program, and Obama on Friday signed a three-year extension of the program.<br> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48963 at http://wamc.org Obama Signs Investor Visa Bill Seen Key in Vermont More than a Half-Billion Dollars in Economic Development Initiatives Announced http://wamc.org/post/more-half-billion-dollars-economic-development-initiatives-announced <p>Vermont’s governor, state officials, the state’s Congressional delegation and the owners of the Jay Peak Ski Resort announced nearly 850-million dollars in economic development initiatives that will lead to at least five thousand jobs in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.<br> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48870 at http://wamc.org More than a Half-Billion Dollars in Economic Development Initiatives Announced