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  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Vice Chair
  • Rep. William Canfield, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Scott Beck
  • Rep. Patrick Brennan
  • Rep. David Durfee, Clerk
  • Rep. Caleb Elder
  • Rep. Carol Ode
  • Rep. James Masland
  • Rep. Christopher Mattos
  • Rep. George W. Till

House Committee on Ways and Means




Virtual Meeting

January 19, 2021 - January 22, 2021

Last Updated 1/22/2021 9:40 AM


Livestream Link



Tuesday, January 19, 2021

10:00 AM                   FLOOR


After the Floor                     Implicit Bias Prevention Training

House Chamber video conference


12:15 PM                   Lunch


1:00 PM                   Caucuses


After Caucuses                      Tax Structure Commission Draft Report

Committee Discussion


3:00 PM                   Emergency Board Consensus Forecast Presentation

via the Vermont Joint Fiscal YouTube channel


3:45 PM                   Emergency Board Consensus Forecast Discussion

Tom Kavet, Legislative Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC


Wednesday, January 20, 2021

9:00 AM                   Overview of Gas Tax

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


10:00 AM                   Pensions Overview

Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


12:00 PM                   Lunch


1:15 PM                   FLOOR


10 min after the floor                   Property Valuation Report

Jill Remick, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes


Thursday, January 21, 2021

9:00 AM                   Tax Expenditure Report

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


10:30 AM                   Break


10:45 PM                   Miscellaneous Tax Bill

Meals and Rooms

Liquor and Lottery

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Rebecca Sameroff, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Patrick Delaney, Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery (11:00 AM)

Roger Prescott, Director, Downs, Rachlin Martin PLLC

Melissa Corbin, Executive Director, Vermont Brewers Association

Amy Spear, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce


12:00 PM                   Lunch


1:15 PM                   FLOOR


2:15 PM                   Education Fund Balance Sheet

Chloe Wexler, Fiscal Data Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


Friday, January 22, 2021

9:30 AM                   FLOOR


After the Floor                     Education Update

Jill Briggs Campbell, COVID 19 Federal Emergency Funds Project Manager, Agency of Education

Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education


12:00 PM                   Tax Workshop #3

Sales and Use Tax, Meals and Rooms Tax

please click the committee livestream link to view

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office