Rep. Sibilia: Week 11 of the 2019 Vermont legislative session

This week we passed the budget, tax and capital bills out of the House. I also reported on a community broadband bill to the House of Representatives where it received a 139-2 vote.

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 9 of the 2019 Vermont legislative session

After being out of session for the Town Meeting week - the legislature reconvened last week to finalize policy bills expected to move out of the House or Senate and over to the other legislative body.  This period of time is called "crossover". Bills that make it through crossover and have a successful vote of …

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Rep. Sibilia: Town Meeting Report & Week 8 of the #Vermont legislative session

Good evening, Omnibus broadband bill H.513 came out of House Energy and Technology with a tri-partisan 9-0 vote this week. We have been working on this bill all of January and February. Small dollars (roughly 3.1 million) but potential for big impacts for underserved Vermonters and rural Vermont. Many thanks to Windham County Senator Jeanette …

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Rep. Sibilia Week 7: H.57 passes House, new Adjutant General elected, minimum wage bill on the move

Good evening, Hope to see folks at the Dot's of Dover fundraiser Sunday, February 24, 2-5 PM, at The Dover Forge which is raising money for the employees affected by the fire that destroyed Dot's in January. ~~~~ Work continues in our committee on a 3.1M Telecommunications Bill and I look forward to sharing more …

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Vermont’s elected independents push for non partisan representation on apportionment board #vtpoli

Vermont's elected independents push for non partisan representation on apportionment board Vermont's five elected independent legislators have introduced legislation that will add two residents of the state - who are not affiliated with any political party - to the Legislative Apportionment Board. H.236 has been introduced in the House and sent to the Government Operations …

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 6 of the Vermont legislative session

Good evening, It's been a busy week and there is significant progress to report on a number of bills and initiatives I am spending time working on. Most especially this connectivity expansion bill which is under development in our committee. This proposal is geared towards supporting the creation of Communications Union Districts and is intended …

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Sibilia: Week 1 of the 2019 Vermont legislative session

A few brief notes on the start of the 2019 Vermont legislative session. Our district is the Windham/Bennington district, and so I try to work on regional Southern Vermont issues with members from the Windham and Bennington county districts.  There are several new southern Vermont legislators: Rep. Sarah Coffey of Guilford, Rep. Emiliee Kornheiser of …

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