Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
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.