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The mobile home de-construction team assembled by Lt. Gov. Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller finished up work at Weston’s Mobile Home Park earlier this week, and the first new mobile home will be delivered to the park tomorrow.
Nov. 8, 2011 -- For Lt. Governor Phil Scott, yesterday's "Vermont Everyday Job" working with the Burlington Fire Department was an eye-opening experience - especially the part of the day where he couldn't see a thing.
Nov. 1, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott is now accepting applications for a legislative-session internship in his State House office.
Oct. 31, 2011 -- The post-Irene mobile home demolition and removal task force, organized by Lt. Governor Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller, started work early this morning at Weston's Mobile Home Park.
The post-Irene mobile home demolition and removal task force, organized by Lt. Governor Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller, will hold a press briefing and photo op on Monday at 1:30 pm at Weston's Mobile Home Park in Berlin.
October 21, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller, who have been leading a task force to organize coordinated and affordable removal of flood-damaged mobile homes from mobile home parks, announced a work plan for that project, as well as some unexpected good news: thanks to successful fundraising, the cost to each individual homeowner will be less than anticipated.
October 18, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott announced the dates for this year's Wheels for Warmth tire recycling and resale event.
October 14, 2011 -- Yesterday, Lt. Governor Phil Scott continued his "Vermont Everyday Jobs" tour, installing new railroad ties along the Clarendon-Pittsford Railroad Line in Rutland.
October 4, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott will work with the Vermont Foodbank tomorrow as part of his "Vermont Everyday Jobs" initiative. Scott will help distribute nearly 200 food boxes to participants in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
October 3, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott accepted a $25,000 donation this morning from Aubuchon Hardware to support mobile home owners affected by Tropical Storm Irene.
September 29, 2011 -- In between meetings at the State House yesterday, Lt. Governor Phil Scott met with a couple of tour groups to thank them for spending their vacation in Vermont.
September 22, 2011 -- A group of top state officials announced today that they have a plan to remove and dispose of mobile homes that were ruined by flooding in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.
September 21, 2011 -- ‘Vermont Strong’ is the battle cry that has rallied thousands of Vermonters, and volunteers from around the country, together to confront the impacts of Tropical Storm Irene. Now, in the three weeks since the storm, it has come to define the resilience and unity of a small, rural state as it bounces back and opens its doors for one of the most important tourism seasons of the year.
September 2, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott announced today that he would not be driving his #14 stock car in the Bond Auto Labor Day Classic at Thunder Road this Sunday.
“Given the devastation across the state after Hurricane Irene, I need to focus my energies on helping Vermonters recover,” Scott said.
August 30, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott has spent the last two days in flood-damaged areas across Central and Southern Vermont, and the damage he has observed is “devastating.”
August 9, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott was elected to the Executive Committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). NLGA is the professional association for the officeholders first in line of succession to the governor in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.
July 27, 2011 -- Yesterday, Lt. Governor Phil Scott continued his "Vermont Everyday Jobs" tour at the GE Aviation plant in Rutland, where he gained hands-on experience with a mix of classic and cutting-edge technology, as well as a startling appreciation of the energy needs of Vermont's manufacturers.
July 13, 2011 -- This morning, Lt. Governor Phil Scott went to a shooting range, conducted a traffic patrol and inspected jail cells with Sheriff Bill Bohnyak of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. In keeping with the hands-on spirit of Scott’s “Vermont Everyday Jobs” tour, the agenda was more than the traditional police ride-along; Scott actually got to drive the cruiser.
July 11, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Scott will work with Orange County Sheriff Bill Bohnyak this Wednesday as part of his "Vermont Everyday Jobs" initiative. The sheriff will train the Lt. Governor on traffic stops, paperwork and other everyday activities in the department, as well as take him to the shooting range for some target practice.
June 30, 2011 -- Today, Lt. Governor Phil Scott did some final touch-up painting, parked cars and took lunch orders during the opening week of two of Burlington's waterfront icons - Lake Champlain Ferries and Breakwater's Cafe.
June 27, 2011 -- On Friday, Lt. Governor Phil Scott took his "Vermont Everyday Jobs" tour to the Burlington area, working at the Windjammer Restaurant and Best Western Hotel in South Burlington. The visit kicked off a weeklong focus on the Lake Champlain Region's tourism industry, as many lakeside businesses have recently reopened for business after this spring's flooding.
June 2, 2011 -- Yesterday, Lt. Governor Phil Scott worked another shift on his “Vermont Everyday Jobs" tour alongside some rather intimidating co-workers: tens of thousands of bees.
May 19, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott took his “Vermont Everyday Jobs” tour to Brattleboro yesterday, working an “everyday job” most of us would consider exotic: violin-making.
April 28, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott will recognize the owners of the Wayside Restaurant in Montpelier in a "green restaurant" award presentation on Tuesday, May 3.
April 22, 2011 -- Lt. Governor Phil Scott cast his first tie-breaking vote in the Senate today.