Recently, we went behind the scenes at Moose Mountain Maple in Underhill to learn more about their sugaring operation. Today, the farm is owned and operated by William Butler, the sixth generation in the Butler family to run the business. I hope you enjoy the video about their farm, their story, and their passion for Vermont sugaring – and meet the seventh generation of Butler sugarmakers.
I am writing to you today to inform you about another important student loan forgiveness provision that was recently announced: Right now, it is easier than ever to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program – a program created in 2007 to cancel student debt for individuals who work in the public and non-profit sector for 10 years or more. This temporary change means that Vermonters who are a non-profit employee, a public service worker, or a military service member may qualify for this loan relief.
The future of our state and country rests with our young people. That is why I have, for the last 12 years, conducted an essay contest for Vermont high school students on the “State of the Union.” I want the young citizens of Vermont to be thinking about the major issues facing our country, what the solutions might be and what each of them would say if they were the President of the United States giving a State of the Union address to the nation.
As we continue to learn more about this sub-variant, I want to make sure you have some facts and resources currently available to help keep you and your loved ones safe. We’ve compiled some helpful information below for you, and I also encourage you to regularly check the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Vermont Department of Health for updates on guidelines and best practices.