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Scott praises lawmakers' response to COVID-19

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Published: Sep. 28, 2020 at 12:03 PM EDT
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is praising the state’s lawmakers for putting politics aside to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a message to House lawmakers at the close of the 2020 session on Friday, Scott said he was proud of the way both the House and the Senate regrouped after the COVID-19 outbreak in March, “reorganized and found a way to conduct the work of the people, outside the walls of the Statehouse.”

On Friday, I addressed the House and Senate to mark the close of the legislative biennium. While this tradition looked a...

Posted by Governor Phil Scott on Monday, September 28, 2020

He said lawmakers' “helped set us on the right path and it helped save lives.”

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