Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Update Week 5

Good evening, This week I joined with members of the Vermont National Guard and Veterans Affairs Caucus, veterans organizations, the Lt Governor and members of governors cabinet to press for action to stop taxing military retiree pay. Vermont is one of only three states that fully taxes retiree pay. We made progress on this issue …

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Rep. Sibilia: 2022 Session Update Week 4

Good evening! The 2022 elections are moving into view. All House and Senate seats, plus the Governor, Lt. Governor and Constitutional Offices are up for election in 2022. The process of running for election or reelection to the legislative seats is a little more complicated in years where we have to redraw district lines after …

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VERMONT LAUNCHES FIRST PHASE OF ONLINE ORDERING & DELIVERY OF RAPID COVID-19 TESTS

350,000 TESTS AVAILABLE IN FIRST PHASE OF PILOT PROJECT Vermonters should have clear expectations about the pilot project and available supplies Montpelier, Vt. - Beginning at 10:00 a.m. today, Vermonter’s can help ‘test’ a new system for ordering and delivering rapid COVID-19 tests by visitingSayYesCovidHomeTest.org.   “While we wait for more details on President Biden’s rapid …

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Rep. Sibilia: 1/6/2022 COVID-19 Updates

VERMONT LAUNCHES 12-15 BOOSTER EFFORTS All Vermonters who received Pfizer vaccine can get a booster FIVE months after initial series Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today announced that the State has opened registration for COVID-19 booster shots for children 12 to 15 years old, following approval by CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky late Wednesday …

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Register for free student rapid tests

FREE RAPID TEST KITS AVAILABLE FOR VERMONT STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12Operation ‘Kits for Kids’ to make 87,000 kits available for K-12 studentsRegistration for pick-up opens immediatelyMust provide name of student and school to pick up kit Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that parents and caregivers of Vermont’s K-12 children will be able …

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Southern Vermont holiday testing and vaccination sites

Governor Phil Scott announced a series of COVID-19 testing clinics providing access to rapid tests across Vermont. 10,000 rapid LAMP tests and 60,000 at-home rapid antigen tests will be distributed through a combination of testing sites and community organizations. Additionally, more than 60,000 at-home antigen tests will be handed out on a first come, first …

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Representatives Sibilia and Colburn statement on the recommendations of the Task Force on the Implementation of the Pupil Weighting Factors Report

(Act 59 of 2021) “The Task Force shall recommend to the General Assembly an action plan and proposed legislation to ensure that all public school students have equitable access to educational opportunities, taking into account the Pupil Weighting Factors Report dated December 24, 2019 (Report), produced by a University of Vermont-led team of researchers.”  The …

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Rep. Sibilia: Updates and two constituent events

Good evening, A quick reminder that Rep. Gannon and I will be hosting a discussion tomorrow Thursday November 18th at 8:30 am on Pupil Weighting and past and future work of the Weighting Task Force. Join Zoom Meeting online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/734376857?pwd=Z1BmNmlwcWxJMWxVZTFaZE96MmlQQT09or by phone   +1 646 558 8656 US Meeting ID: 734 376 857 Passcode: 003089 If you …

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