Memorial Day 2022 in Vermont: the survivors

On Memorial Day, we honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. And we can not forget their brothers and sisters in arms who have survived them. These survivors face increased threats to their lives from physical and mental ailments connected to their service. Military.com What Is the Airborne Hazard and Burn …

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Rep. Sibilia: Running for election to new Windham-2

Good afternoon, It has been one of the greatest honors of my life to have been elected to represent the Windham/Bennington district in the Vermont House of Representatives for the past four years. Despite our efforts, this district, which includes the towns of Dover, Readsboro, Searsburg, Somerset, Stamford, Wardsboro and Whitingham, was eliminated in the …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Week 9&10 update

Good evening, We have reached the point in the Vermont legislative session where all bills under consideration have passed out of the House and over to the Senate for consideration - and vice versa. If the bill is agreed to by the other body, then Governor Scott will weigh in on whether he not he …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Week 8 update

Good evening, H.717 An act relating to providing humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine has passed both the House and Senate and will be signed by Governor Scott on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. on the State House Steps, Montpelier, Vermont. Members of the public are encouraged to join and bring candles or …

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Rep. Sibilia: A Vermont Clean Heat Standard

In 2020 Vermont established a Climate Council charged with creating a comprehensive, equitable plan to lower our greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Global Warming Solutions Act. One of the most urgent and compelling reasons for this work was to help Vermonters adapt our lives, communities and businesses to the accelerating effects of climate …

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Rep. Sibilia: Town Meeting Update

“I like geography best, he said, because your mountains and rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.”― Brian Andreas, Story People Town Meeting Legislative Update March 1, 2022Friends and Neighbors:  It is an honor to represent you in Montpelier. We are approaching the midway mark for the 2022 Legislative Session and significant issues impacting towns …

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Rep. Sibilia submits testimony on redistricting

Good morning, In the past 6 months I have provided information to the district on the legislative reapportionment process that must occur after every census to ensure that all voters have equal representation in their government (see below for information I provided in January.) Making sure every Vermonter has equal representation in government based on …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Update Week 6

Good evening, The Legislature continues to meet in a hybrid fashion, the House meeting largely in person and the Senate still mostly remote. Senators are expected to come back after Town Meeting. The statehouse is starting to see more in person testimony and visitors as Vermont eases back from the increased winter pandemic precautions. This …

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