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The tax-writing committee of the Vermont House has approved a series of new tax levies targeting soda, candy and vending machine sales.

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Prospects for a new payroll tax sought by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin appear to be dim.

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The Vermont House has rejected raising income tax rates on top earners so the state can make up for cuts in federal support for food stamps.

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A committee of the Vermont House has approved changes in the state school funding system designed to curb growth in spending.