Vermont may lift COVID-19 restrictions early

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES THRESHOLD TO REMOVE ALL COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today announced that when 80% of Vermont’s eligible population - those age 12 and older - have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the state will enter Step 4 of the Vermont Forward plan – currently …

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Sibilia: Vermont J.R.H. 6

My comments on the virtual floor during debate on J.R.H. 6 a resolution which declares racism a public health emergency. The disparities in health outcomes not only for COVID-19 but for maternal healthcare are significant. Acknowledgement of those disparities is the first step towards resolving them. Dissent and disagreement is a part of the People’s …

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Vermont’s rural electrification project for broadband

This commentary is by Rep. Tim Briglin, D-Thetford, and Rep. Laura Sibilia, I-Dover. They are chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Vermont House Energy & Technology Committee.  High-speed broadband internet service is a necessity for every Vermont household, yet one out of every four households struggle without it.  H.360, the $150 million broadband bill that …

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Governor Scott Announces Vermont Forward Reopening Plan

The plan serves as a roadmap toward fully reopening the economy, cross state travel, and events and gatherings in the months ahead Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and other officials today outlined the State’s stepped plan to methodically and safely ease mitigation measures as more Vermonters are vaccinated. The roadmap – which is subject to change …

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Rep. Sibilia: April 5th, 2021 Update

Good evening, I hope those who celebrate had a joyous Passover or Easter. Contained in this update is information on vaccinations, new bills that have passed both the House and Senate, information on the House Budget, and information and an update on pension issues. S.13, which seeks to create a task force to implement the …

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Rep. Sibilia: March 13th update

Good evening, Please join me tomorrow, Sunday March 13th for a discussion on Vermont Education Finance and the Weighting Proposals under consideration. Topic: H.54 DiscussionTime: Mar 14, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/87333532578?pwd=YkZPSEMyb3BXbU1Ccmh1WnBQSjd1QT09 Dial by phone +1 301 715 8592 US Meeting ID: 873 3353 2578 Passcode: 943191 Final American …

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Vermonters: Walgreens Offering Vaccine for People Age 65 and Older Starting Today

Walgreens Offering Vaccine for People Age 65 and Older Starting Today Supply at Walgreens allows for people in this age group to get vaccinated a few days before that phase opens statewide on March 1 BURLINGTON, VT – Starting today, Vermonters age 65 and older can make an appointment at Walgreens to get their COVID-19 vaccination. …

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Rep. Sibilia: Town Meeting Edition (sort of)

Good evening friends, The legislature is taking it's customary one week break for Town Meeting this coming week. Even though many of your Town Meetings are not happening this week, I'm sending out a mid session report. Legislators like myself that are not retired will spend this week working to catch up at their year …

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Rep. Sibilia: February 21 update

Good evening, Some important updates on COVID-19 regulations, Department of Labor forms, and new relief. Vermont DFR COVID-19 Modeling February 23, 2021 Effective February 23, 2021: If you have been vaccinated, you do not need to quarantine to travel to Vermont or return to Vermont, as long as at least 14 days have passed since …

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