Broadband is No Luxury | #Vermont Business Magazine

Great to have AARP's support for our omnibus broadband bill H.513 which came out of House Energy and Technology with a tri-partisan 9-0 vote last week. By Greg Marchildon, State Director, AARP Vermont There was a time when access to the internet was a luxury and even a novelty. Those days are long gone. Today, …

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Rep. Sibilia: Town Meeting Report & Week 8 of the #Vermont legislative session

Good evening, Omnibus broadband bill H.513 came out of House Energy and Technology with a tri-partisan 9-0 vote this week. We have been working on this bill all of January and February. Small dollars (roughly 3.1 million) but potential for big impacts for underserved Vermonters and rural Vermont. Many thanks to Windham County Senator Jeanette …

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Rep. Sibilia Week 7: H.57 passes House, new Adjutant General elected, minimum wage bill on the move

Good evening, Hope to see folks at the Dot's of Dover fundraiser Sunday, February 24, 2-5 PM, at The Dover Forge which is raising money for the employees affected by the fire that destroyed Dot's in January. ~~~~ Work continues in our committee on a 3.1M Telecommunications Bill and I look forward to sharing more …

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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: Week 6 of the Vermont legislative session

Good evening, It's been a busy week and there is significant progress to report on a number of bills and initiatives I am spending time working on. Most especially this connectivity expansion bill which is under development in our committee. This proposal is geared towards supporting the creation of Communications Union Districts and is intended …

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