Rep. Sibilia: 2020 Town Meeting Update

2019 Novel Coronavirus update from VT Health Current Status in Vermont: The Health Department is closely monitoring the rapid developments in the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus ("COVID-19"). Vermont is prepared to respond to protect and support Vermonters. As of February 27, 2020 there are no known cases of novel …

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 7 of the Vermont Legislative Session

Typically the Vermont Legislative Sessions are about 17 weeks long - beginning the first week of January and ending in the beginning of May. We are approaching the halfway mark and the Town Meeting Week break. As I do every year, I will make every effort to make it to all six Town Meetings between …

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 6 of the Vermont Legislative Session

February 14th at the Capitol Next week will see us start to have a number of bills on the floor including a possible attempt to override the governor’s veto of an accelerated Minimum Wage increase plan (S.23) that had been worked out between the House and Senate. A vote to override the governor’s veto of …

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$1.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR VERMONT SCHOOL SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SCHOOL SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS   Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced an additional $1.5 million in funding to further enhance school safety and security. The Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for grants to further build school security infrastructure.   This second …

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Sibilia: Final report of the 2019 Vermont Legislative Session

Some may know my father passed away last month. As a result, I missed several votes at the end of the session which I will discuss below. Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson confers with Republican Leader Patti McCoy, Assistant Republican Leader Rob LeClair, Progressive Leader Robin Chesnut-Tagerman and independent Ben Jickling as the House …

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