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  • Sen. Ann Cummings, Chair
  • Sen. Mark A. MacDonald, Vice-Chair, Clerk
  • Sen. Christopher A. Pearson
  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin
  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy

Senate Committee on Finance




Via Zoom

January 19, 2021 - January 22, 2021

Last Updated 1/21/2021 12:46 PM



Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted




Tuesday, January 19, 2021

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor


1:30 PM                   CRF Broadband Funds

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel


2:15 PM                   Common Level of Appraisal


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

Jake Feldman, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes


3:00 PM                   Adjourn


Wednesday, January 20, 2021

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor


1:30 PM                   State Finances

Joint Hearing with Senate Appropriations

Meeting livestreamed here

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


Thursday, January 21, 2021

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor


1:30 PM                   2021 Tax Expenditure Report


Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


2:15 PM                   Break


2:30 PM                   2021 Tax Expenditure Report

Review of the Downtown Tax Credit and the Clothing Footwear Sales Tax Exemption

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


Friday, January 22, 2021

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor


1:30 PM                   Washington Electric Coop

Tax Issue

Patricia Richards, General Manager, Washington Electric Coop

Barry Bernstein, President, Board of Directors, Washington Electric Coop


2:15 PM                   Introductions

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes

Rebecca Sameroff, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes




Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.


If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Faith Brown at fbrown@leg.state.vt.us