Rep. Sibilia: Week 3 of the Vermont Legislative Session

Paid family leave vote tally The House voted on both a compromise Paid Family Leave Plan (H.107) and a compromise accelerated additional Minimum Wage increase plan (S.23) that had been worked out between the House and Senate. Both proposals passed; Minimum Wage 93-54 and Paid Family Leave 89-58, but neither passed with enough votes to …

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Public discussion January 25th on student opportunity, property taxes and the effect of student weights

On Saturday, January 25th at 9 am at the Dover Town Hall, Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Carolyn Partridge and Rep. Kelly Pajala will be hosting a public discussion on Vermont’s Education financing system and how it relates to student opportunity and property taxes. Legislators will talk about the results of the recently …

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 2 of the Vermont Legislative Session

Good afternoon,The image above is the list of priorities the Rural Caucus has heard from Vermonters on and is working to address. A helpful podcast! How It Works: A Guide To Vermont's Legislature Various issues are beginning to emerge in this early part of the session. Act 250 reforms, climate change, housing, gun reforms as …

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Sibilia: Week 1 of the 2020 #Vermont Legislative Session

Good evening! On Friday January 10th, the House held a moment of silence for former State Representative Dover Rep. Phil Bartlett who passed away earlier this year. As I did last year, I plan to send out an update on the week as well as links to information that may be helpful to constituents in …

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Windham County Delegation statement on Retreat

The Windham County Delegation has been aware of ongoing financial challenges being experienced by the Brattleboro Retreat related to multi-year, inadequate medicaid reimbursements, unexpected census declines, and the increasing cost of contract RNs and MDs due to national and state-wide workforce shortages. The Brattleboro Retreat is a 150 year old private mental healthcare institution providing …

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Rep. Sibilia: Storm info – power and phone outages expected in So. Vermont

Good afternoon Vermonters in our rural Southern Vermont towns,Hopefully you all have enjoyed a warm and festive holiday week with loved ones. I'm reaching out to ask you to please take preparations for the coming winter storm seriously. While there is still some uncertainty as to the amounts and types of precipitation, it seems likely that many …

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