Rep Sibilia: Update Sept 7th

Good evening, I hope you have had time to rest and to spend with family this Labor Day weekend. As Vermont's entire education community begins another year of instruction and learning, I encourage us to all remain informed and engaged. There is nothing more important to a society then it's children which are the future. …

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Rep Sibilia: Legislature going back in Session

VTDigger: What to expect in Vermont’s special Covid-19 budget session Last week the Governor released his restated budgets for the remainder of FY 21. These budgets have already started to be heard in House Appropriations and a public hearing will be happening later this week. This Tuesday the House of Representatives will be going back …

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Rep. Sibilia: August 9th, 2020

This week my thoughts have been with the Vermont education community. Our administrators, boards and teachers working diligently to put in place safe practices for our students, parents and students weighing factors and the consequences of various decision paths. I have heard from parents who are agonizing over the decision to send their children in …

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Vermont front-line employees hazard pay grant program opens Tuesday August 4th

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES FRONT-LINE EMPLOYEES HAZARD PAY GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS TO OPEN FOR EMPLOYERS Employers are encouraged to apply starting August 4 Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that beginning Tuesday, August 4, public safety, public health, health care and human services employers whose employees worked to help mitigate or respond to COVID-19 may …

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Economic recovery grant program expands eligibility to more Vermont businesses

ECONOMIC RECOVERY GRANT PROGRAM EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY TO MORE VERMONT BUSINESSES Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) and the Department of Taxes today announced expanded eligibility for Economic Recovery Grants for Vermont businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the original eligibility criteria, a business was required …

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Rep Sibilia update: August 2, 2020

Tonight I issued a statement regarding illegal graffiti on Route 100 over the weekend. I want to acknowledge and thank the four young women from towns across our district who brought this issue to my attention yesterday morning. But more importantly I want to reassure them, and all of us, that we can easily do …

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Rep. Sibilia: updates July 27th

Good evening, Economic Recovery grants are still available for businesses. Last week the Governor announced a mask mandate would be in place starting on August 1st. Even though Vermont's statistics on cases are amongst the lowest in the country, we look to the South and West and see serious outbreaks happening. With no national plan, …

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Rep. Sibilia: July 19th

Good evening and I hope you have been keeping cool and taking in the sunshine! I love this time of year and seeing my garden exploding and spending time outside with TJ on free evenings. I have spent some time today reading about civil rights icon John Lewis who passed away this weekend. What a …

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Rep. Sibilia: July 14th Pop Up Testing Site Opens at Riley Rink

SVHC Opens Pop-Up PCR Testing for COVID-19 BENNINGTON, VT—July 14, 2020—A sudden increase in the number of positive antigen tests for COVID-19 in the Manchester region has prompted Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) to stand up a COVID-19 pop-up site offering PCR tests. In partnership with the Town of Manchester and Riley Rink, the SVHC …

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