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Economic Recovery Grant Program to launch

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Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), and Department of Tax today announced Vermont’s Economic Recovery Grant Program will launch on July 6.  The grant program first proposed by the Administration and a... More »

Scott expands travel policy

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Policy allows quarantine-free travel from designated counties with a low number of active cases Montpelier, Vt. – As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced he will expand the numb... More »

Governor commemorates Juneteenth

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State of Vermont OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR Friday, June 19, 2020 Montpelier, Vt. – At a press conference Friday, Governor Phil Scott was joined by the State’s Executive Director of Racial Equity Xusana Davis and Representative Kevin ‘Coach’ Christie, chair of the... More »

Scott announces next restart steps for hospitality sector

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Increased capacity size for event venues and restaurants to begin June 26 Montpelier, Vt. – As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the state will raise occupancy limits for eve... More »

Scott extends state of emergency

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Governor emphasizes emergency powers still needed to manage response needs, future outbreaks Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today signed an executive order to update and extend the State of Emergency in Vermont to July 15. The latest order reflects all ... More »

Scott opens up indoor dining and some travel

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Montpelier, Vt. – As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the resumption of limited indoor seating at restaurants and bars and a data-driven approach to allow travel to and from... More »

Governor announces economic relief and recovery package

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Historic Economic Relief Package Will Go to the Legislature for Review Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced a $400 million economic relief and recovery package, using funds from the $1.25 billion the state received from the Federal CARES Act. ... More »

Governor announces enhanced testing and contact tracing

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Increases Capacity to Identify, Contain & Suppress COVID-19 Governor Phil Scott and members of his administration today announced the state is significantly increasing and strengthening its testing and contact tracing programs in order to quickly identify, con... More »

Scott outlines additional business openings

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Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today outlined some additional openings as part of the phased restart of Vermont’s economy, introduced last week. The Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order remains in effect, but with modeling continuing to indicate Vermon... More »