Rep. Sibilia: Extended Unemployment Ending

Good evening, A few timely notes to share about the end of CARES Act unemployment benefits, and vaccinations. There is also a Public Hearing on fixing the student weights this week - please let me know if I can assist if you are willing to testify. Testimony is brief and can be done virtually. Many …

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Rep. Sibilia: August 5th update

A few timely items have emerged on evictions, reporting flood damage and school vaccinations and masking guidance. Federally mandated pause on some evictions The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an order that may continue to prevent evictions for qualified tenants through October 3, 2021. It is possible, perhaps even likely, …

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Rep. Sibilia: August 2, 2021 Update

Good evening State economists forecasting increases in tax revenue for FY 2022 & 2023. Unpredictability from the pandemic may affect overall recovery Many thanks to the Wardsboro and Dover Public Libraries who have agreed to allow me to host monthly in person public office hours Wardsboro library on the 3rd Thursdays from 6-7 pm beginning …

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Rep. Sibilia: New Executive Order and Department of Labor updates

AS STATE OF EMERGENCY ENDS, GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ACTS TO ENSURE CONTINUITY IN SELECT CRITICAL SERVICES Montpelier, Vt. - With more than 80% of eligible Vermonters having received at least one dose of a COVID-19, vaccine, Governor Scott has removed all state COVID-19 restrictions and the State of Emergency will expire at midnight tonight. “As …

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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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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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Rep. Sibilia: January 30th 2021 update

This week the governor put forward his proposal for the FY 22 budget. The next steps are for the House to consider and make its recommendations and then for the Senate to consider and make their reccome4ndations. Usually the legislative session ends when the negotiations end and budget is agreed to by the governor, the …

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Rep. Sibilia: Jan 24th update

Good afternoon, This week we will see vaccinations begin for those 75 and older (see details below) and on Tuesday there will be a Joint Assembly – to hear the Budget Message of the Governor at 1:00 P.M. The Joint Assembly proceedings, can be viewed at: https://legislature.vermont.gov/senate/streaming/joint-assembly This week we have three significant financial reports …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2021 Legislative Session begins

Friends and neighbors, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos virtually administers the Oath of Office to Vermont Legislators in 2021 Taking the Oath of Office to start a fourth term representing the district of Windham-Bennington The 2021 session began virtually (and the 2020 session officially ended) on Wednesday January 6th. Shortly after Vermont's Legislators took …

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