Jobs & The Economy

Vermont is home to a variety of innovative entrepreneurs and businesses.  From high-tech firms to specialty food producers to leaders in the green economy, Vermont leads the way in forward-thinking and sustainable economic development that provides good-paying jobs to thousands of Vermonters.  Since safe and reliable transportation systems keep Vermont businesses and their employees moving, transportation improvements and economic development efforts are closely linked in Vermont.  

More information about Senator Leahy’s efforts to grow Vermont’s economy, secure federal contracts for local employers, stimulate economic recovery efforts, develop a dynamic workforce and enhance Vermont’s historic downtowns and transportation systems can be found on the right.