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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Southern Vermont positive test results – COVID-19 Transmission and Children

Please keep using masks in public and social distancing, wash your hands and get tested if you think you have been exposed. Manchester Positive Test Results – Update from the Health Department As of 3:00 p.m. today (July 13), the Health Department is aware of 30 positive antigen testing results from testing conducted at Manchester …

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Rep. Sibilia: July 12th update

Good afternoon all Last week featured lots of state announcements and new programs kicking off. You will find information for landlords and tenants, businesses, and on food, schools and the Vermont's Ethics Commission soliciting public input. This was also my first week back working at my year round job at BDCC in person - a …

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Rep. Sibilia: A temporary 8 week adjournment

Cross State Travel Information Leisure TravelThe State of Vermont has determined that any county with less than 400 active cases of COVID-19 per one million residents is now eligible for quarantine-free leisure travel. This map is populated with raw data from Johns Hopkins University and uses multiple factors to determine how many active cases are …

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Rep. Sibilia: June 8th update

Iris and bee balm coming up in my garden First - if you are still having issues with unemployment - please reach out to me - we have additional guidance on trying to assist you. On Friday the Vermont House passed second reading of a "skinny" transitional budget for the first quarter of FY' 21 …

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