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Governor Phil Scott Requests Secretarial Disaster Designation from U.S. Department of Agriculture in Response to July Flooding

July 19, 2024

Montpelier, Vt. — Governor Phil Scott has requested that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issue a disaster designation for the State of Vermont in response to severe July flooding. A Secretarial Disaster Designation would open the availability of financial assistance, including low-interest USDA Farm Service Agency emergency loans

Vermont Expands Vehicle Incentive Programs for Residents Affected by Flooding

July 16, 2024

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) today announced it will again modify its vehicle incentive programs for Vermonters whose personal vehicles were damaged by flooding in an effort to provide increased financial support to households affected by last week’s flooding and to expedite the transition to

Governor Scott Authorizes Temporary Regulatory Relief to Expedite Emergency Response and Infrastructure Rebuild

July 13, 2024

Berlin, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today signed an addendum to his Emergency Declaration, which updates the existing Declaration to include temporary regulatory relief in specific areas. These actions will help expedite the response to the July 2024 flooding.

TRANSCRIPT: Governor Phil Scott Remarks on One Year Anniversary of July 2023 Flood

July 9, 2024

Montpelier, Vt. - At his weekly press conference today, Governor Phil Scott and officials provided an update on the State’s initial response and ongoing recovery efforts resulting from last summer’s catastrophic flooding in Vermont communities. He was joined by state and federal representatives, including Secretary of Natural Resources Julie Moore,

Governor Phil Scott Announces $2.7 Million Investment in the Rehabilitation and Reuse of Brownfields

July 2, 2024

Governor Phil Scott and the Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today the Brownfields Revitalization Fund – State Program is investing $1,970,970 to clean six properties in Newport, St. Johnsbury, West Rutland and Windsor. The Brownfields Revitalization Fund – Federal Program is investing an additional $798,777 to contribute to the c

Governor Phil Scott, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Peter Welch, and Congresswoman Becca Balint Announce $7.9 Million in Northern Border Regional Commission Grants for Vermont Communities

June 27, 2024

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Peter Welch, and Congresswoman Becca Balint, along with the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC), announced today the Vermont grantees for the NBRC 2024 Catalyst Spring Competition. Eight projects in seven towns spread across six counties will share $7.9 million in funding

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