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Vt. workers say Montpelier parking a problem

Employees of the state of Vermont and others who work in the state’s capital say a lack of parking is a big problem in Montpelier that reduces productivity and makes the city less friendly to visitors. The Vermont State Employees Association sponsored a meeting at the State House Tuesday at which state workers and others told of how difficult it can be to find a place to park. The associattion’s president, John Reese, said the lack of adequate parking in Montpelier affects state employees’ ability to deliver services to Vermonters. One person estimated that during the legislative session there is a shortage of more than 600 parking spaces.

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