Rep Sibilia: December 8th Update

Yesterday I attended the annual Joint Fiscal Office briefing for new and returning legislators where we received briefs on: 2023/24 Co-chairs Vermont House Rural Caucus Rep. Katherine Sims (D) from Craftsbury, Rep. Laura Sibilia (I) from Dover and Rep. Lisa Hango (R) from Berkshire Economic and Revenue Review Budget and Federal Funding Federal funding Looking …

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Rep. Sibilia: December 1st tax letter, Office Hours, Climate Action and Broadband updates

Governor Scott will participate in the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the State House steps, 4:30 PM Monday, December 5. The Governor will also perform the traditional reading of ‘Twas a Night Before Christmas for children attending. Light refreshments will be available inside the State House. The event is open to the public to attend in …

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Rep. Sibilia: November 27, 2022 Update

Good evening, Mount Snow is officially open and Stratton opened on November 25th! We really enjoyed this past week; having two of our kids home and seeing family and friends we haven't seen in a bit over the holiday. We also missed our youngest daughter who is serving overseas this holiday season. Many share these …

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Rep. Sibilia: Time to VOTE Tuesday in the Valley

The Daily October 24th, 2022Running an Election in the Heart of Election DenialismA conversation with Stephen Richer, the chief election officer in Maricopa County, Ariz. Voting on November 8th: All polls close at 7 pm - Dover and Wilmington open at 7 A.M. and Jamaica 9 A.M. - all of the other Valley Towns open …

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Sibilia: What do the words in the Reproductive Freedom Amendment mean?

A question has been posed about the specific meaning of a phrase in the proposed Reproductive Freedom amendment to the Vermont Constitution. While it may seem like “crazy talk” to those of us who are not constitutional lawyers, the language in Article 22 is intentional and anticipates judicial review and court challenge. The historic cases …

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Rep. Sibilia: Voting update and the return of the turnip

Good evening all! General Election Ballots are in the mail and you have choices! Carefully follow the directions and return all three ballots to your town Clerk's Office before the election. Bring the ballot with you to the polling place on election day Go vote in person at your polling place on election day. If …

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Rotary Sponsored Candidate Forums

Many thanks to the Deerfield Valley Rotary for sponsoring candidate forums in the lead up to the November General Election. All three races feature multiple candidates who offer voters distinctly different representation. Please consider attending in person or virtually to ask questions or just listen. Candidate Forums 2022 Windham-2 House Time: Monday, September 19, 2022 …

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Rep Sibilia: Late Summer updates & time-sensitive notes on voting, emissions rules

Good afternoon, As we near the end of summer, we also near the return to school and early voting for the 2022 General Election. In Vermont, all registered voters will be mailed a ballot by October 1st, and voters are encouraged to update or confirm their voter registration information by August 31. To confirm or update …

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Rep. Sibilia: School choice in Vermont is changing

Vermont has a unique education system - largely local decision making (locally determined budgets) are backed up with state funding. There is limited public high school choice for all students, and less limited public and private school choice for some districts that do not operate or designate a school for their students. Religious schools have …

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