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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Rep. Sibilia: Week 3 of the Vermont Legislative Session

Paid family leave vote tally The House voted on both a compromise Paid Family Leave Plan (H.107) and a compromise accelerated additional Minimum Wage increase plan (S.23) that had been worked out between the House and Senate. Both proposals passed; Minimum Wage 93-54 and Paid Family Leave 89-58, but neither passed with enough votes to …

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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: October Updates

Greetings from Goose City! Secretary of State Jim Condos and Tom Little in Dover talking about Apportionment and the 2020 Census This email contains information on several opportunities to engage your government and directly weigh in on state policy. Locally, Rep. John Gannon and I are hosting a legislative breakfast for businesses on November 20th …

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