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SGA looks at tax break for FSL

SGA looks at tax break for FSL

Zoe Stern, Cynic News Reporter

October 24, 2019

The vice president of SGA and an SGA senator are exploring the possibility of returning fraternities and sororities back to property tax-exemption status in Vermont. The state bill which overturned their tax exemption status was passed in 2014 and took effect January 2017, according to the bill. Before...

Burlington schools should increase budget

Burlington schools should increase budget

Gabriella Marchesi

March 10, 2017

It is an ongoing debate in communities nationwide: increase school budgets — and therefore the quality of education — or lower taxes? This debate has caused a lot of friction in the Burlington School District. For example, in 2014, the budget failed because taxpayers were unwilling to acce...

Greek tax proposal is denied

Greek tax proposal is denied

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

May 3, 2016

A proposed compromise on a tax on Greek houses was denied by the Vermont Senate. On April 26, the Senate voted against a proposed partial payment of tax for Greek homes made by Greek students and SGA members, SGA President Jason Maulucci said. The proposal for partial pay came after a talk in th...

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