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Governor Phil Scott Announces $20 Million in Emergency Gap Funding for Businesses Impacted by Severe Flooding

July 21, 2023

Governor Phil Scott, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), and State Treasurer Michael Pieciak announced multiple initiatives today to provide financial support to businesses and municipalities impacted by the severe flooding.  

USDA Designates State as Natural Disaster Area for May 2023 Frost Event

July 21, 2023

Berlin, Vt.  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has approved Governor Phil Scott’s request for a Secretarial Disaster Designation in response to the May frost event experienced by many produce growers in Vermont. “The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reviewed the Loss Assessment Reports and determined that there were sufficient produ

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