Vermont front-line employees hazard pay grant program opens Tuesday August 4th

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES FRONT-LINE EMPLOYEES HAZARD PAY GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS TO OPEN FOR EMPLOYERS Employers are encouraged to apply starting August 4 Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that beginning Tuesday, August 4, public safety, public health, health care and human services employers whose employees worked to help mitigate or respond to COVID-19 may …

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Legislature must focus on Vermonters needs with changing climate

When we enact legislation, it is usually with Burlington or Brattleboro in mind. Given that most Vermonters live in larger towns and cities it makes sense to prioritize policy analysis for those areas. But the people who live in little rural towns and up in the hills, they matter too...

Public Hearing on #Vermont Rural Economic Development

Public Hearing on Rural Economic Development to be held December 11th The Rural Economic Development Working Group (REDWnG) of the Vermont House of Representatives invites Vermonters to share thoughts on how to sustain and grow the economy in rural areas of the state. When:Wednesday, December 11th, 6-8pm. Where: Room 11, Vermont Statehouse, Montpelier, Vermont. Who:Vermonters with constructive …

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Rep Sibilia: Fall Countdown

Good morning from Goose City It's hard to believe Fall is approaching and school is starting for families in our district. September also brings a number of events of interest in our district: Information session on forming a southern Vermont Communications Union District on September 11th from 6-7:30 at Memorial Hall in Wilmington. The info …

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Equifax settlement, weatherization, water quality, working lands and mental health

Good evening,I hope you all had time to enjoy some of this weekend's beautiful weather. A few updates relevant to tax issues, the Equifax data breach and a settlement for Vermonters whose information was stolen, a new home weatherization incentive program for moderate income households and two opportunities to provide some direct feedback to critical …

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Public comment requested on health insurance rate increase

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont and MVP Health Care have requested price increases this year. The Green Mountain Care Board wants to hear from Vermonters who will be impacted by this increase. Learn more and submit your public comment at www.bit.ly/SubmitAPublicComment or join the public hearing on Tuesday, July 23 from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Montpelier City Hall. …

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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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