VERMONT EASING RESTRICTIONS FOR OLDER AND VULNERABLE VERMONTERS

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced several measures to gradually ease restrictions on Vermonters in long-term care facilities, hospitals and those over the age of 65. In collaboration with the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) and the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL), Vermont will begin a phased reopening of Long-Term Care Facilities. Starting …

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Restart plan for Vermont DMV

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT AND DMV ANNOUNCE RESTART PLAN FOR DRIVER’S LICENSE SERVICES, LEARNER’S PERMIT TESTS Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today announced a restart plan for resuming driver’s license tests and a new service for Vermonters to receive their learner’s permit online as the state begins limited …

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Rep. Sibilia: May 21st update

Good evening all, Vermont is starting to reopen, and announcements continue to come quickly and often without as much detail as we might like. The best place to hear about changes are the governor's three times a week press conferences. On Wednesday the Governor put forward a big economic relief proposal, specifically targeting small business, …

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Leahy To Host Delegation and Governor Tele-Town Hall Update On The Coronavirus In Vermont

THURSDAY, April 23, 2020 – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) will be hosting the third Vermont Congressional Delegation tele-town hall today, at 5 p.m., to provide an update on the coronavirus response and take questions from Vermonters.  Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.), and Governor Phil Scott (R) will be participating, along with experts from …

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Rep. Sibilia: April 16 update

PODCAST: Productivity Tips for Working From Home Good evening, Please join me tomorrow morning for Coffee with Laura. Coffee with Laura call at 7 am Monday, Wednesday and Friday. You can join that call here:https://us04web.zoom.us/j/734376857?pwd=Z1BmNmlwcWxJMWxVZTFaZE96MmlQQT09 Meeting ID: 734 376 857 Password: 003089 or by calling mobile+16465588656,,734376857# US (New York)+13126266799,,734376857# US (Chicago) Chewie is looking forward …

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Department of Labor announces alphabetized intake structure for unemployment insurance claims center

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES ALPHABETIZED INTAKE STRUCTURE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS CENTER Montpelier – In response to the increasing number of initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits and inquiries to its claims center, the Vermont Department of Labor will implement an alphabetized structure for the intake of weekly claims and inquiries. The structure will take …

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GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY IN VERMONT

Extends State of Emergency and All Existing Mitigation Orders and Closures until May 15 Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today extended Vermont’s State of Emergency through May 15, which also extends the expiration date of all corresponding orders and directives issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The original State of Emergency, issued on March 13, was …

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March 26th

I can see my high school senior doing online work and making college plans from my own remote working perch. GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT DISMISSES SCHOOLS FOR IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION FOR REMAINDER OF 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR School districts to implement continuity of learning plans for remote learning by April 13 Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today directed schools to remain dismissed …

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