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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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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Rep. Sibilia: Week 9 of the 2019 Vermont legislative session

After being out of session for the Town Meeting week - the legislature reconvened last week to finalize policy bills expected to move out of the House or Senate and over to the other legislative body.  This period of time is called "crossover". Bills that make it through crossover and have a successful vote of …

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Scam Alert from the VT Attorney General’s Office – Computer Tech Support

Tech support scammers make convincing claims that there is a serious problem with your computer or a virus to get your money and steal your personal information. They use pop-ups or other urgent messages saying your computer is infected.  If you receive a call, hang up! If you click on a pop-up or strange link, …

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Countering the geographical impacts of automation: Computers, AI, and place disparities

it is clear that a deliberate, coordinated adjustment stance enlisting federal, state, and local policymakers, educators, the private sector, and civil society may well be needed to push back against the regional imbalances that tech has exacerbated in recent decades. — Read on http://www.brookings.edu/research/countering-the-geographical-impacts-of-automation-computers-ai-and-place-disparities/

Rep. Sibilia: Reflections on 2018 ~ Contemplating 2019

~ 2018 Reflections ~ Contemplating 2019 ~ This past year voters elected me to a third two-year term representing you in  the Vermont Legislature.  Thank you for placing your trust in me. I will continue to work to represent our district with integrity and passion. ~~~ Last session I served for a second year on the newly formed Energy …

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Scam Alert from the VT Attorney General’s Office – Social Security Administration

Scammers are posing as the Social Security Administration claiming social security numbers have been compromised. They are seeking to gain access to your social security number. Hang up!  Do not provide personal information or payment. The scammers may have a realistic-looking number for Social Security Administration on Caller ID. Please help us stop these scams …

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