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Montpelier sneak peek: Budget holes emerge, paid leave in flux

The House is in the preliminary stages of its budget review process, but lawmakers are seeing a lot not to like.

Shumlin, Pearce argue pension coal divestment

Shumlin argued the state has a long history of divestment and that it also makes financial sense. Treasurer Pearce says decisions should be based on fiscal prudence, not passion.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s schedule for the week of Feb. 1

MEDIA ADVISORY January 29, 2016 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Monday, February 1 12:00 p.m. Attend Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Springfield Rotary Meeting Hartness House, 30 Orchard Street, Springfield Tuesday, February 2 10:00 a.m. Press Conference with Secretary of State Jim Condos Room 10, State House, Montpelier Wednesday, February 3 1:30 p.m. Press […]

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s statement on Act 46

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2016 Gov. Shumlin Statement on Bill to Address Act 46 Caps MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement on legislation passed to amend the spending caps in Act 46. The Governor’s Office will review the bill, and the Governor plans to sign it today. “I appreciate the Legislature’s […]

Davis: The all-payer gambit

The state is looking for a $20 million to $30 million bump in Medicare payments. The whole effort, however, is fraught with difficulties. Shumlin and Gobeille are trying to bring public pressure into what has been a private negotiation.

Lisman whacks Shumlin for ‘budget mess’

Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott tweaks governor in livestream response. Matt Dunne, a Democrat, says Shumlin has the right priorities.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s schedule for the week of Jan. 25

MEDIA ADVISORY January 23, 2016 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Monday, January 25 1:00 p.m. Press Conference on All Payer Model Governor’s Ceremonial Office Tuesday, January 26 10:30 a.m. Attend Press Conference with Department of Libraries to Announce Award of Federal Grant Room 11, State House, Montpelier 1:00 p.m. Press Conference Topic and Location […]

Shumlin reverses position on Medicaid for pregnant women

“After further review, we determined that the savings associated with that policy decision could potentially have an adverse impact on pregnant women,” Scott Coriell, the spokesperson for Shumlin, said in an email.

Margolis: The end of the budget predicament?

If Shumlin’s arithmetic is correct, the gap might be much smaller or perhaps even non-existent in coming years.

Updated: Budget has $38 million savings, $30 million new revenue

For the first time since Gov. Peter Shumlin took office in 2011, the budget he presented is in line with projected state revenues and relies on almost no one-time revenue.

Five years out, cost containment is the No. 1 health care reform effort

Vermont’s health care reform project is now entering its fifth year, and it seems appropriate to look at how far we’ve come, where we are now and where we might be headed. It has been a strange and difficult trip so far, and that’s likely to continue.

Providers cautious of proposed 10-pill painkiller limit

Prescription narcotics have been linked to the epidemic of heroin use across the country, but proposals like Gov. Peter Shumlin’s for strict curbs on what a patient can receive have gotten a lukewarm reception.

Shumlin administration: Enterprise Fund awards pay for themselves with taxes

A five-page report issued Thursday outlines how much money three companies receive from state incentive programs and announces an additional $185,000 for GlobalFoundries.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Monday, January 11 7:30 a.m. Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast Doubletree Hotel, South Burlington Tuesday, January 12 11:30 a.m. Swearing in of Newly Appointed Judge Michael Kainen and Newly Appointed States Attorney David Cahill Supreme Court, Montpelier 2:30 p.m. Press Conference Topic and Location TBD Wednesday, […]

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