Rep. Sibilia: December post

Climate OpEd, Legislative Survey, Recreation Grants, State finances, Property Tax Rates, Civics and Open Enrollment

Legislature must focus on Vermonters needs with changing climate

When we enact legislation, it is usually with Burlington or Brattleboro in mind. Given that most Vermonters live in larger towns and cities it makes sense to prioritize policy analysis for those areas. But the people who live in little rural towns and up in the hills, they matter too...

Scam alert from the Vermont Attorney General’s Office – Open Enrollment Medicare Card and SSN phishing

Scammers are posing as Medicare saying they need your Medicare card number or Social Security Number to issue a new card or to verify medical information. Calls may also claim that your coverage is expiring or in need of renewal. During Medicare Open Enrollment and all year, hang up on these unsolicited calls! This scam …

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#Vermont’s First Broadband Innovation Grants Announced

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES ROUND ONE AWARDEES OF BROADBAND INNOVATION GRANTS Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Public Service Department today announced the winners of the first round of grant funding through the state’s new Broadband Innovation Grant Program. The grants will support three feasibility studies and subsequent business plans for the deployment of broadband in …

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Public Hearing on Vermont Rural Economic Development to be Held December 11th

The Rural Economic Development Working Group (REDWnG) of the Vermont House of Representatives invites Vermonters to share thoughts on how to sustain and grow the economy in rural areas of the state. When:                  Wednesday, December 11th, 6-8 pm. Where:                Room 11, Vermont Statehouse, Montpelier, Vermont. Who:                    Vermonters with constructive ideas to share. In 2017 RDWnG hosted a public hearing …

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Legislative breakfast and hearing

November greetings! A reminder about events happening this week - informational webinar on Communications Union Districts (CUD), Climate Caucus statewide tour, Legislative Breakfast with Rep. John Gannon and other upcoming events. Easy access to your government in Vermont is a real benefit of living in our little state, but many folks mistakenly believe their voice …

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Southern #Vermont Economy Summit Returns May 28th 2020

Dover, VT-- The Fourth Annual Southern Vermont Economy Summit will be held Thursday, May 28th at the Grand Summit Resort at Mount Snow in Dover, Vermont. The Summit is a daylong event with content geared to business and community leaders, entrepreneurs and engaged citizens. This year’s theme is “Power in Numbers.” The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation and …

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