Let Them Stream Netflix

changing telecommunications markets are no longer just accelerating regional economic inequality but are compromising the safety of our citizens

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 5 of the #Vermont Legislative Session

Good evening! My latest oped title "Let Them Stream Netflix" will be posted later this evening. It has to do with the current situation with Vermont's rural landline telephone service. ~~~ This week the legislature spent a considerable amount of time debating H.39 which provides extensions to Act 46 timetables for districts that have been …

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 4 of the #Vermont Legislative Session

Good evening! January in the legislature was spent hearing the Governor's budget proposals, getting acclimated to new committees and learning about concepts relevant to proposals that are being introduced. The bulk of my time has been spent working to pull together a number of House telecommunications expansion proposals and coordinating with the Governor's administration to …

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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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