Vermont Chamber releases Legislative Report Card

first_imgThe purpose of the Legislative Report Card is to clearly and succinctly depict the positions of Vermont’s 180 legislators on important business issues. The Vermont Chamber works closely with members of all political parties to champion legislation that will help businesses prosper and stay in Vermont.According to Duane Marsh, “We have found that many of our issues, the business communities, are the same issues facing all Vermonters – property taxes, roads and bridges, healthcare, and the cost of living within the state. With the current economic climate, it is even more important that business owners and all Vermonters understand how their legislators voted on the issues that affect their daily life.”www.vtchamber.com(link is external)Vermont Chamber of Commerce | Legislative Report Card .nolink {color: #3E3E3E; text-decoration: none; font-weight: normal} .digifront {color: #CCCCCC; text-decoration: none; font-size: 10px;} body, p, td, th, ul, li, form, i { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; } b {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;} h2 { font-weight: bold; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #000000; } h3 { font-weight: bold; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #000000; } small { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; } input { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; } textarea { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; } .footertxt { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #3E3E3E; text-decoration: none; font-size: 10px; } select { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; } .preftxt { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000; text-decoration: none; font-size: 9px; } .digfront { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #CCCCCC; text-decoration: none; font-size: 10px; } .btn { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; background-color: #FFCC66; } .bb { font-weight: bold; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; } a { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #3300CC; text-decoration: underline} .text1 { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #000000} .text2 { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #000000 } .text2_alt { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #006699; font-weight: bold} .text3 { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #FFFFFF; font-weight: normal} .text3reg { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #FFFFFF ; font-weight: normal} .text3bold { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #FFFFFF; font-weight: bold} .text3link { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #FFFF66; font-weight: normal; text-decoration: underline} .link1 { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #FF0000} .link2 { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #FF0000 } .link3 { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #3300CC; text-decoration: underline} .textinfo { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #336699} .photo_border { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #FFFFFF} .title { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; font-weight: bold; color: #006666} .visitingtext { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #999966} .menu { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: #996600; text-decoration: underline} a:hover {color: #33cc00;}.InntopiaZ { z-index: 1; height: 122px;}.InntopiaForm { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; z-index: 1; font-size: 9px;}.InntopiaText { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #FFFFFF; font-size: 10px; font-weight: bold;}.InntopiaTitle { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #CCCC66; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;}.InntopiaButton { font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-weight: bold; color: #FFFFFF; background-color: #336666;}0&&parent.frames.length) { d=parent.frames[n.substring(p+1)].document; n=n.substring(0,p);} if(!(x=d[n])&&d.all) x=d.all[n]; for (i=0;!x&&i Visiting Vermont, Welcome to Vermont Order our Free Seasonal Guide! 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Rent rates remain steady

first_imgRenting. Istock. Townsville Bulletin Real EstateMEDIAN house and unit values in Townsville have declined in the 12 months to June 2018 however rent prices are remaining steady according to new figures released by CoreLogic.According to CoreLogic’s June 2018 Regional Market Update house values have gone down 1.3 per to $303,000 and unit valued have dropped by 2.6 per cent to $239,00.However both rental yields and rental rates have recorded no change in the 12 months until June 2018.Weekly rental rates for houses are sitting at $310 per week and yields are at 5.3 per cent while weekly rents for units are $275 per week with a yield of 6.3 per cent.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020CoreLogic senior research analyst Cameron Kusher said he wasn’t confident Townsville’s market was in recovery yet but there was some positive signs.“We still have falls over the year to date… but we’re not really seeing the decline in sales activity anymore,” he said.“It’s pretty steady and that’s usually a sign that you’re close to the bottom of the market.“Resources is improving a little bit but I’m not sure how many jobs that is creating in the market but I also know there is some local projects kicking off like the new stadium which might be a driver of demand going forward.“Rental yields are pretty good in Townsville and while they aren’t where they were in the middle of the mining boom, you’re buying properties for a lot lower than you were at the peak and if Townsville does continue to see those falls in vacancy rates than there is a good chance you’ll see some investor interest come back to the market.”A total of 3079 dwelling were sold in the yea up until May 2018 with 83 per cent being houses and the rest units.The average vendor discount for houses is 9.6 per cent while it’s 9.4 per cent for units.last_img read more