As Vermont’s bars and restaurants opened, with restrictions, to inside diners Monday Governor Phil Scott announced that the next step in the state’s gradual reopening will be allowing some low contact sports to begin.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott held a regular COVID-19 briefing Wednesday morning. He teased potential new openings of the state’s business sectors as his administration continues tracking data to determine when it’s appropriate to resume certain activities.
It was a month ago today that Vermont Governor Phil Scott issued his original State of Emergency to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. During his regular briefing Monday, Scott praised Vermonters for their patience but said it is too soon to back away from mitigation measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
This week, Vermont Governor Phil Scott directed all childcare centers in the state to cease normal operations. But he also ordered schools and “encouraged” childcare facilities to provide services to essential personnel during the coronavirus outbreak. On Wednesday the governor outlined details regarding his directive affecting child care centers and schools.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott laid out a number of priorities in his annual State of the State address Thursday. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports reaction is generally positive although some are curious how Scott plans to pay for the proposals.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott is serving his second two-year term and Thursday afternoon delivered his State of the State to a joint session of the state Legislature. But the proceedings were stopped shortly after the governor started his speech. WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains.