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Governor Scott – 2nd Inaugural Address

Governor Scott presented his Inaugural Address for 2019 to both houses of the Vermont Legislature on January 10 and made two important comments pertaining to Vermont Lakes. Specifically:
 “We’re committed to restoring and protecting our lakes and rivers, which will cost Vermonters nearly $1 billion over the next 20 years.”
 “And my budget will propose a long-term funding source for our water quality initiatives, using existing revenues and a new delivery model to put this money to work on the ground.”
The next step in understanding the “new delivery model” will be the language in the Governor’s Budget Message to the Legislature scheduled for January 24.
The full text of the Inaugural Address can be found at:

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FOVLAP 2019 Legislative Updates

The Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds publishes a newsletter and monitors state legislation every winter in Montpelier to make sure the voice of Vermont’s lake associations is heard.