Rep. Sibilia: Feb 8th update

Good evening, I've included a number of updates below. Good news is beginning to increase; more then 10% of Vermonters have now been vaccinated, and vaccinations are going up and the number of active cases is slowly going down. Bennington County surge slows down, but residents remain on high alert FORTY Days left till Spring!Photo …

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Rep. Sibilia: January 30th 2021 update

This week the governor put forward his proposal for the FY 22 budget. The next steps are for the House to consider and make its recommendations and then for the Senate to consider and make their reccome4ndations. Usually the legislative session ends when the negotiations end and budget is agreed to by the governor, the …

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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: Cannabis Sales, Use of Force, Expanded Hazard Pay Become Law

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES ACTION ON BILLS Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced action on a range of bills, including the Legislature’s bill to create a regulated cannabis market in Vermont, which will be allowed to go into law without his signature.  Throughout the Legislature’s four-year push to create a regulated cannabis market, …

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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: 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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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 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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