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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Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Update Week 5

Good evening, This week I joined with members of the Vermont National Guard and Veterans Affairs Caucus, veterans organizations, the Lt Governor and members of governors cabinet to press for action to stop taxing military retiree pay. Vermont is one of only three states that fully taxes retiree pay. We made progress on this issue …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Update Week 4

Good evening! The 2022 elections are moving into view. All House and Senate seats, plus the Governor, Lt. Governor and Constitutional Offices are up for election in 2022. The process of running for election or reelection to the legislative seats is a little more complicated in years where we have to redraw district lines after …

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