Public discussion January 25th on student opportunity, property taxes and the effect of student weights

On Saturday, January 25th at 9 am at the Dover Town Hall, Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Carolyn Partridge and Rep. Kelly Pajala will be hosting a public discussion on Vermont’s Education financing system and how it relates to student opportunity and property taxes. Legislators will talk about the results of the recently …

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Rep. Sibilia: Week 2 of the Vermont Legislative Session

Good afternoon,The image above is the list of priorities the Rural Caucus has heard from Vermonters on and is working to address. A helpful podcast! How It Works: A Guide To Vermont's Legislature Various issues are beginning to emerge in this early part of the session. Act 250 reforms, climate change, housing, gun reforms as …

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Windham County Delegation statement on Retreat

The Windham County Delegation has been aware of ongoing financial challenges being experienced by the Brattleboro Retreat related to multi-year, inadequate medicaid reimbursements, unexpected census declines, and the increasing cost of contract RNs and MDs due to national and state-wide workforce shortages. The Brattleboro Retreat is a 150 year old private mental healthcare institution providing …

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Rep. Sibilia: Storm info – power and phone outages expected in So. Vermont

Good afternoon Vermonters in our rural Southern Vermont towns,Hopefully you all have enjoyed a warm and festive holiday week with loved ones. I'm reaching out to ask you to please take preparations for the coming winter storm seriously. While there is still some uncertainty as to the amounts and types of precipitation, it seems likely that many …

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#Vermont Electric Vehicle Incentive Program Launched

Montpelier, Vt. – The State of Vermont today launched an incentive program for the purchase or lease of new plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), which include all-electric vehicles and plug in hybrid electric vehicles, with a total of $1.1 million in funding to help Vermonters go electric. The incentives are available to individuals with an annual …

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#Vermont’s First Broadband Innovation Grants Announced

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES ROUND ONE AWARDEES OF BROADBAND INNOVATION GRANTS Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Public Service Department today announced the winners of the first round of grant funding through the state’s new Broadband Innovation Grant Program. The grants will support three feasibility studies and subsequent business plans for the deployment of broadband in …

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Legislative breakfast and hearing

November greetings! A reminder about events happening this week - informational webinar on Communications Union Districts (CUD), Climate Caucus statewide tour, Legislative Breakfast with Rep. John Gannon and other upcoming events. Easy access to your government in Vermont is a real benefit of living in our little state, but many folks mistakenly believe their voice …

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