Rep. Sibilia: Town Meeting Edition (sort of)

Good evening friends, The legislature is taking it's customary one week break for Town Meeting this coming week. Even though many of your Town Meetings are not happening this week, I'm sending out a mid session report. Legislators like myself that are not retired will spend this week working to catch up at their year …

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Rep. Sibilia: Feb 8th update

Good evening, I've included a number of updates below. Good news is beginning to increase; more then 10% of Vermonters have now been vaccinated, and vaccinations are going up and the number of active cases is slowly going down. Bennington County surge slows down, but residents remain on high alert FORTY Days left till Spring!Photo …

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Rep. Sibilia: January 30th 2021 update

This week the governor put forward his proposal for the FY 22 budget. The next steps are for the House to consider and make its recommendations and then for the Senate to consider and make their reccome4ndations. Usually the legislative session ends when the negotiations end and budget is agreed to by the governor, the …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2021 Legislative Session begins

Friends and neighbors, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos virtually administers the Oath of Office to Vermont Legislators in 2021 Taking the Oath of Office to start a fourth term representing the district of Windham-Bennington The 2021 session began virtually (and the 2020 session officially ended) on Wednesday January 6th. Shortly after Vermont's Legislators took …

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Vermont Keeping Pace on Rural Broadband Build-out

The federal and state emergency declarations brought about by the global pandemic have highlighted just how many aspects of Vermonters lives are affected by access or to high quality broadband. Vermonters rely on high speed affordable broadband to access the global economy and markets, education, healthcare and government services. Vermonters may not yet recognize it, …

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Rep. Sibilia: September 27 Update

Good evening, A wish for an easy fast for those observing Yom Kippur. The legislative has come to a close for the 2019/20 two year biennium. We passed the budget Friday night and adjourned. This session has been historical for many reasons including for length - 263 days. Legislative sessions typically last 17-18 weeks and …

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Rep Sibilia update: August 2, 2020

Tonight I issued a statement regarding illegal graffiti on Route 100 over the weekend. I want to acknowledge and thank the four young women from towns across our district who brought this issue to my attention yesterday morning. But more importantly I want to reassure them, and all of us, that we can easily do …

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Rep. Sibilia: June 8th update

Iris and bee balm coming up in my garden First - if you are still having issues with unemployment - please reach out to me - we have additional guidance on trying to assist you. On Friday the Vermont House passed second reading of a "skinny" transitional budget for the first quarter of FY' 21 …

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Q and A: #Vermont Communication Union Districts

November 19th BDCC Knowledge Bites Focused on CUDs Southern Vermont – On November 19th at noon a free webinar on the subject of Communications Union District (CUD) formation will be sponsored by Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC). The webinar will provide an overview and answer questions about new Vermont legislation enabling CUDs to advance local …

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