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Official Statement of the Governor-Elect on Jay Peak and Burke Contractor Repayment Progress

January 4, 2017

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor-elect Phil Scott today issued the following statement:

“I am pleased with the U.S. Southern District of Florida court’s decision to approve the Jay Peak Receiver Michael Goldberg’s proposal to repay Jay Peak and Burke contractors and sub-contractors. This progress is a welcome step towards ensuring small businesses are compensated for the work they provided as fairly, and as quickly, as possible.

“I appreciate the Receiver’s efforts to expedite the repayment process under difficult circumstances. As a small business owner for thirty years, I understand the significant hardship this situation has placed on these businesses. As Governor, I will work closely with our Department of Financial Regulation and all involved in this matter to continue to help the community and affected businesses and families rebuild.”