Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Update Week 3

Good evening, The House completed it's first week of meeting in person and allowing members with COVID-19 related challenges to participate remotely. The Senate is still meeting remotely and virtually no citizen witnesses or lobbyists were present in person at the statehouse this week, so the limited staff that were physically present were able to …

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VERMONT LAUNCHES FIRST PHASE OF ONLINE ORDERING & DELIVERY OF RAPID COVID-19 TESTS

350,000 TESTS AVAILABLE IN FIRST PHASE OF PILOT PROJECT Vermonters should have clear expectations about the pilot project and available supplies Montpelier, Vt. - Beginning at 10:00 a.m. today, Vermonter’s can help ‘test’ a new system for ordering and delivering rapid COVID-19 tests by visitingSayYesCovidHomeTest.org.   “While we wait for more details on President Biden’s rapid …

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Rep. Sibilia: 1/6/2022 COVID-19 Updates

VERMONT LAUNCHES 12-15 BOOSTER EFFORTS All Vermonters who received Pfizer vaccine can get a booster FIVE months after initial series Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today announced that the State has opened registration for COVID-19 booster shots for children 12 to 15 years old, following approval by CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky late Wednesday …

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Rep. Sibilia: A look at the 2022 Legislative Session

Good evening!The 2022 Legislative Session starts tomorrow. Below are my thoughts on a number of issues I expect we will take up this session. As always, I welcome your thoughts on these or other proposals I'll be asked to vote on. The Vermont House Rules Committee met last week and unanimously voted on a resolution …

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Rep. Sibilia: Join Team Schools and Hospitals in 2022!

Happy New Year to you all. Thank you for your patience, kindness and resilience through the eventful last year! I'm feeling deep gratitude for our family's health and our ability to be together with all three of our children and both of our grand puppies over the December holidays. We are looking forward to our …

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Register for free student rapid tests

FREE RAPID TEST KITS AVAILABLE FOR VERMONT STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12Operation ‘Kits for Kids’ to make 87,000 kits available for K-12 studentsRegistration for pick-up opens immediatelyMust provide name of student and school to pick up kit Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that parents and caregivers of Vermont’s K-12 children will be able …

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Southern Vermont holiday testing and vaccination sites

Governor Phil Scott announced a series of COVID-19 testing clinics providing access to rapid tests across Vermont. 10,000 rapid LAMP tests and 60,000 at-home rapid antigen tests will be distributed through a combination of testing sites and community organizations. Additionally, more than 60,000 at-home antigen tests will be handed out on a first come, first …

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Rep. Sibilia: Update December 15th

Today the final version of the Weighting Task Force Implementation Plan was due to the legislature and presumably has been transmitted to the House and Senate Education and Taxing Committees. A draft version was approved last week unanimously. The draft version included the results of a lot of good work from House and Senate members …

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Representatives Sibilia and Colburn statement on the recommendations of the Task Force on the Implementation of the Pupil Weighting Factors Report

(Act 59 of 2021) “The Task Force shall recommend to the General Assembly an action plan and proposed legislation to ensure that all public school students have equitable access to educational opportunities, taking into account the Pupil Weighting Factors Report dated December 24, 2019 (Report), produced by a University of Vermont-led team of researchers.”  The …

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