BMU budget could get boost from new law

WELLS RIVER—Blue Mountain Union could be one of the beneficiaries of a 2022 state law that ‘dramatically shifts’ Vermont’s education funding system. Although a budget for the 2024-2025 school year has yet to be finalized, officials are considering adopting a proposal that raises education spending by 20%. Despite the hefty increase, projections show there may be minimal impacts on local tax rates.