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Rank: 15 (Previous Rank: 12)
Budget gap (as a % of the total budget): 10%
Total gap: $122 million
Gap before budget was approved: $59 million
Additional midyear gap: $63 million
Vermont has reduced the state workforce by about 400 workers and plans to keep vacant positions unfilled and to eliminate others altogether. It has also made cuts to home-based services such as housekeeping and shopping for the elderly and disabled.