Scam alert from the Vermont Attorney General

Vermonters have reported receiving an email or text message claiming to be from the Vermont Department of Labor, promising to pay “COVID-19 Benefits and Compensation” to eligible workers. A large sum of money is promised to be paid pending ID Verification.  This is a phishing scam that attempts to steal your personal information and your …

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Rep. Sibilia: November 25 update

Lots of current topics with source data Good afternoon friends and neighbors, My heartfelt gratitude to all who are complying with the federal and state guidelines and limiting social interactions during this holiday. There is currently a mandatory quarantine period for all traveling to Vermont. I know folks are tired and missing their families and …

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Vermont independents looking for consensus building Speaker of the House

This commentary is submitted by Rep. Laura Sibilia of Dover, Rep. Terry Norris of Shoreham, Rep. Kelly Pajala of Londonderry and Rep. Barbara Murphy of Fairfax Vermont independents looking for consensus building Speaker of the House The national and Vermont election results provide legislators with important takeaways. It seems clear our nation wants more kindness, …

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Rep Sibilia: November 13th COVID Update

Friends and neighbors, There have been 300 new cases of COVID in Vermont in the last three days. We are seeing rapid spread of the virus which is especially dangerous to the elderly and those with underlying health conditions. Governor Scott's administration is pointing to letting our guard down in social gatherings between families and …

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Vermonters Urged to Take Action to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 as Case Numbers Increase

Officials urging adherence to current health guidance Recommend testing for those who have attended events with households outside their usual social circle BURLINGTON, VT – The Vermont Department of Health on Sunday reported 43 new cases of COVID-19. This is the largest one-day new case report since early last spring. On Saturday, health officials reported the state’s …

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Vermont Advisory On Social Gathering Size

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT AND HEALTH COMMISSIONER MARK LEVINE ISSUE AN ADVISORY ON SOCIAL GATHERING SIZE Private social gatherings should be limited to 10 or fewer to help slow spread of COVID-19 Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD, today announced an advisory on social gatherings, strongly recommending they be limited to 10 …

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Thank you from Rep. Laura Sibilia

Thank you to the voters in Dover, Readsboro, Searsburg, Somerset, Stamford, Wardsboro and Whitingham for your confidence and for re-electing me to a fourth term representing your interests and voices in the Vermont House of Representatives. This is a challenging time for our businesses, our retirees, our students and our residents as issues associated with …

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Vermont Keeping Pace on Rural Broadband Build-out

The federal and state emergency declarations brought about by the global pandemic have highlighted just how many aspects of Vermonters lives are affected by access or to high quality broadband. Vermonters rely on high speed affordable broadband to access the global economy and markets, education, healthcare and government services. Vermonters may not yet recognize it, …

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Rep. Sibilia: October 19th Update

Need to know info about Vermont’s mailed ballots Second round of economic recovery grants The Tax Department and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development are preparing to launch the second round of economic recovery grants, pursuant to Act 154. The Agency and Department received an additional $76.7 million to distribute directly to businesses to who …

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