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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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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Rep. Sibilia: September 27 Update

Good evening, A wish for an easy fast for those observing Yom Kippur. The legislative has come to a close for the 2019/20 two year biennium. We passed the budget Friday night and adjourned. This session has been historical for many reasons including for length - 263 days. Legislative sessions typically last 17-18 weeks and …

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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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