In a recent economic report commissioned by Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation, experts say that nearly all of the economic growth in Vermont is located in three of the state’s northerwestern [sic] counties: Franklin, Chittenden and Grand Isle.  … “Vermont without northwest Vermont is not in good shape,” said Frank Cioffi, president of the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation and Cynosure, Inc. “We’re 35% of the state’s population, but from 2018 we’ve accounted for a majority of the population growth and from 2018 we’ve accounted for 74% of the job growth in that period of time … The rest of Vermont is not growing.”

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