5:30 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Obama Signs Investor Visa Bill Seen Key in Vermont

Senator Patrick Leahy

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.

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.

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6:20 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

More than a Half-Billion Dollars in Economic Development Initiatives Announced

Senator Patrick Leahy at economic development announcement

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.

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