2018 Session – Acts to reduce violence in our schools and communities

During the Legislative Session there are typically three different groups of eighth grade pages that rotate in for six-week terms to the statehouse.  The pages are a group of students from all backgrounds and areas of our state who carry messages back and forth to legislators from their constituents and other legislators.  This year’s second …

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Current status of S.55

Here is the current status of the bill: The bill is on the Senate Calendar for tomorrow (Thursday).  The Senate can concur, concur with further amendment or ask for a conference committee with the House to settle the differences. Here is what the bill currently does: Expanding background check requirements to unlicensed (or private) firearm …

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School Safety Forum planned for March 18th in Whitingham

Deerfield Valley Residents and employees invited to attend A significant discussion about school safety is happening throughout Vermont and the Deerfield Valley following the Florida and Fair Haven, VT school incidents.  There is a sense of urgency to the conversations happening in Montpelier, led by the Governor, Speaker and Senate Pro Tem, which includes considering new …

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Rep. Sibilia 2018 Town Meeting Update

Dear Friends and Neighbors: It’s an honor to represent you in our State Legislature and to communicate the activities of the General Assembly to you in this Town Meeting update.  This report is also available online at http://www.laurasibiliavt.com where it contains live links to supporting documents and sponsored legislation.  Please stay in touch on issues …

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Public hearing on education, paid sick leave and the gun bill

We are in the final weeks of the session, and my House committee is working to get our economic development bill out this week.  You can follow the progress on our committee page where we are working on S.138, the Senate's economic development bill. Hearing on Education Consolidation Efforts: This Wednesday April 22, 2015 a …

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