Vermont Press Releases

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Scott Milne’s Statement on Leahy’s Vote to Shut Down the Government

News Release — Milne for Vermont September 29, 2016 Contact: Keith Milne 802 864 0209 [email protected] Pomfret, VT (September 29, 2016) – U.S. Senate Candidate Scott Milne today pointed out Senator Leahy’s hypocrisy in voting to shut down the government. “Make no mistake, Sen. Leahy’s vote to shut down the government is a too little, […]

Sierra Club of Vermont Endorses Beth Pearce

News Release — Sierra Club Sept. 29, 2016 Contact: Robb Kidd, 802-505-1540, [email protected] Regards Her as an Environmentalist in the Treasurer’s Office The Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club today announced its endorsement of Beth Pearce for Vermont Treasurer in the 2016 election. “We are very pleased to announce that the Sierra Club officially endorses […]

Vermont Public Service Department Releases Residential Solar Guide

News Release — Vermont Public Service Department September 29, 2016 Contact: Andy Perchlik, Director, Clean Energy Development Fund Vermont Public Service Department (802) 828-4017 [email protected] Vermont Public Service Department Releases A New Consumer Information Resource: “A Vermonter’s Guide to Residential Solar” A new, free guide produced for the Vermont Public Service Department will help homeowners navigate […]

Turner: Gov. Shumlin’s Haste to Implement ‘All Payer Waiver’ Raises Serious Concerns

News Release — Don Turner September 28, 2016 Contact: Rep. Don Turner 802-373-5960 Milton, Vt. – On Wednesday September 14, Gov. Shumlin traveled to Washington, D.C. to finalize negotiations regarding an “all-payer waiver” from the federal government. The forthcoming decision, if approved and implemented, would fundamentally alter the healthcare system in Vermont by replacing the […]

Agency of Ag Announces Statewide Agricultural Clean Water Initiative Grant Program

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Sept. 28, 2016 Contact: Ryan Patch Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets 802-272-0323 [email protected] Over $800,000 Available to Fund Agricultural Clean Water Programming and Innovative Phosphorus Reduction Implementation The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (AAFM) is pleased to announce the first ever […]

Public Forums to Present Draft All-Payer Model

News Release — Office of the Governor Sept. 29, 2016 Contact: Sue Allen [email protected] Please note that the following public forums will be held with Gov. Peter Shumlin, Human Services Secretary Hal Cohen and Al Gobeille, Chairman of the Green Mountain Care Board, to present a draft of the All-Payer Model, Vermont’s innovative health care […]

Phil Scott Statement on Vermont Democrat Party’s Waste of Taxpayer Resources

News Release — Phil Scott For Vermont Sept. 28, 2016 Media contacts: Ethan Latour [email protected] 802-595-3776 Montpelier, Vt. – Phil Scott for Vermont spokeswoman Brittney Wilson today issued the following statement on the Vermont Democrat Party’s waste of taxpayer resources. “Phil Scott is the only candidate in this election with a comprehensive blueprint to grow […]

Vermont Democratic Party: RGA Ad Glosses Over Scott’s Own Tax Record

News Release — Vermont Democratic Party Sept. 28, 2016 Contact: Christina Amestoy, VDP Communications Director (802) 448-4239 [email protected] Burlington, VT – Today the national Republican Governors Association went up on air with their first negative ad of the campaign – a misleading attack against Sue Minter. This out of touch cookie-cutter hit is straight from […]

Minter Campaign: RGA Ad Doesn’t Tell The Truth About Minter

News Release — Sue Minter for Vermont September 28, 2016 Contact: Elliott Bent, [email protected], 802.552.0186 Republican Governors Association Misleads Vermonters Waterbury, VT – Today, the national Republican Governors Association went on air with a misleading attack ad against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter. “This ad is typical of the distortions that we’ve seen across the […]

Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund Independent Expenditure PAC Releases Legislative Endorsements

News Release — Planned Parenthood Action Fund Independent Expenditure PAC September 28, 2016 Media Contact: Creston Lea, Board Chair Planned Parenthood Action Fund Independent Expenditure PAC (802) 373-4645 [email protected]   Burlington, Vt. – Today, the Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund Independent Expenditure – PAC (PPVTAF IE PAC) released their complete list of legislative endorsements. Included […]

Minter Releases ‘Time to Act’ Ad

News Release — Sue Minter for Vermont September 28, 2016 Contact: Elliott Bent, [email protected], 802.552.0186 Ad lays out Minter plan to make Vermont more affordable WATERBURY CENTER, VT – Today, Sue Minter for Vermont released its second television advertisement for the 2016 General Election. The ad titled, “Time to Act” showcases Minters’ commitment to addressing […]

State Park Director Craig Whipple Receives Prestigious National Award

News Release – Vermont State Parks September 30, 2016 Contact: Rochelle Skinner, Parks Sales & Service Manager, [email protected], 802-522-0841 Cindi Wight, Rutland Superintendent of Recreation & Parks, [email protected], 802-773-1822, ext. 15 MONTPELIER – Craig Whipple, Director of Vermont State Parks, will be presented with the prestigious national “Legends” award by the American Academy for Park […]

Avoid Tick Bites to Prevent Anaplasmosis

News Release — Vermont Department of Health September 27, 2016 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 The ticks are out before winter sets in BURLINGTON – Vermont is on pace for its highest number of reported cases of anaplasmosis – a tickborne disease that is becoming more common in the state. Anaplasmosis is transmitted […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger Announces Formation of Unique City Partnership

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger September 28, 2016 Contacts: Katie Vane, Mayor’s Office, 802.734.0617 Mike Kanarick, Burlington Electric Department, 802.735.7962 Brings Potential for Significant Energy Savings Burlington Town Center, UVM Medical Center, UVM, BURDES, Burlington Electric, Vermont Gas to Work with Corix Utilities to Create District Energy System Burlington, VT: Mayor Miro Weinberger today at […]