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Governor’s statement on Labor Day

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Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement: “Every year, on first weekend of September, we celebrate the workers of our nation – those who, throughout our history, have powered our economy and communities. This year, I especially want to recogniz... More »

Governor proposes additional economic relief measures

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 Latest proposal utilizes additional Coronavirus Relief Funds for continued economic support to hardest hit business sectors Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced his proposal for an additional $133 million in economic relief and recovery, usin... More »

Governor extends state of emergency to September 15

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Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that the COVID-19 State of Emergency has been extended to September 15, 2020, as well as additional local discretion for gathering size limits and liquor sales. “We’ve made tremendous progress since this pa... More »

VSP looking for owner of found cash

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On 07/29/2020 at approximately 0930 hours an undisclosed amount of money was turned into the Vermont State Police Derby Barracks. The money was found in a Community National Bank cash bag in front of the Newport Church of God, on Crawford Rd in the town of Der... More »

Opinion: We owe it to our kids

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by Governor Phil Scott Earlier this summer, my team set a goal for our state: If our positive health trends continue, let’s return to in-person instruction for our kids in the fall. Our core principle has been to help school districts safely provide every chil... More »

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Governor says masks will be required starting August 1

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Montpelier, Vt. – As the state continues its sustained efforts to encourage mask use as a tool to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable, Governor Phil Scott today announced strengthened mask requirements in public places and congregate s... More »

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 »