Sibilia: Week 3 of the #Vermont Legislative Session

Good evening! Reports and notes of interest from the third week of the legislature below: Governor presents his proposed 2020 Budget On Thursday Governor Scott presented his third budget - this for FY 2020. An Executive Summary of the budget can be read here. The governor's budget address can be read here. I heard testimony last …

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Sibilia Week 2 of the #Vermont legislative session:

Good morning! Reports and notes of interest from the second week of the legislature below: Department of Public Service creates wireless coverage maps and submits challenge to wireless coverage in Vermont Montpelier—The Department of Public Service created an interactive map that shows the results of a drive test of mobile wireless coverage in the state. …

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#Vermont one of Nine States to Design Regional Approach to Cap Greenhouse Gas Pollution from Transportation 

Transportation and Climate Initiative aims to complete design process before end of 2019. A coalition of nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia today announced their intent to design a new regional low-carbon transportation policy proposal that would cap and reduce carbon emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels, and invest proceeds …

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In defense of the most politically diverse legislative body in the country #vtpoli

It feels like our nation is collectively holding its breath waiting for election day and praying for some check on this dangerous Presidency. In the whole course of history, it has never been true that one party had a monopoly on good ideas, common sense, or the pulse of the people. One party controlling the …

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The entire telecommunications industry is suing #Vermont for taking action on #NetNeutrality

The lawsuit follows below. The question is whether or not Vermont's governor and legislature are federally preempted from taking action on issues of connectivity as it relates to the Net Neutrality issue. The House Committee in Energy and Technology on which I serve spent much of the last session working on this legislation. http://www.americancable.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/181018-Complaint-with-Exhibits-1-5-ECF-Stamped.pdf

Update from Rep. Sibilia :: Public forum in Stamford, Healthcare forum next week

Tuesday October 9 Tue 6:30 PM at the Stamford Elementary School we are hosting another public forum.  Thus far these forums have been excellent opportunities for me to hear from and respond to small groups about specific constituent concerns. Act 46, workforce, healthcare, telephone and internet service, carbon taxes and climate change have been the most frequent …

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