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You can get up to $7,500 if you move to Vermont for work

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If you’ve been priced out of living in cities like San Francisco or New York, Vermont wants you to consider an alternative. In a new program that will begin next year, the state will pay relocation costs for workers who get jobs at Vermont companies. It’s a variation on another program, launched earlier this year, that reimburses remote workers up to $10,000 when they move to the state. The governor is expected to sign the new program into law on Wednesday.

“Over the past decade, we’ve lost population, and we’ve lost workforce,” says Joan Goldstein, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic Development. The median age in Vermont is nearly five years older than the U.S. as a whole, and as Vermonters retire, businesses are struggling to find employees. “We need to recruit people to the state so that we get some more net........

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