Year after year, political leaders have kicked the education funding problem down the road, setting the parameters of our formula, base education amounts, tax rates and excess spending thresholds as if nothing were amiss.
It would be a surprise if those in power decide to avoid venturing into new frontiers of legislation and instead, repair/revisit those laws that have failed to achieve their intended results.
News Release — Governor’s Office Oct. 31, 2014 Wednesday, Nov. 5 No public appearances scheduled Thursday, Nov. 6 11:00 a.m.: Press Conference TBA 5:30 p.m.: Speak at Vermont Business Magazine 2014 Rising Stars Award Ceremony, DoubleTree Burlington, 1117 Williston Road, Burlington 6:15 p.m.: Speak to the Home Builders & Remodelers Association, Sunset Ballroom, 1712 Shelburne […]
The Vermont State Employees Association has endorsed Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin for a third term. “It’s no secret that VSEA and the Governor’s office don’t always seen eye-to-eye on every issue, but on a majority of issues important to VSEA members, the Governor has shown himself to be willing to offer VSEA a seat at […]
Gov. Peter Shumlin joined Mayor Chris Louras, transportation officials and legislators at the Ripley Bridge to highlight the latest in a series of transportation improvement projects in Rutland City.
Vermont Conservation Voters today endorsed Peter Shumlin for Governor.
We will be better off to stick with the current health care goal for 2017 than to change the top horse in midstream and get mired in the mud.
In 2014, a bid to divest state retirement funds from fossil fuel industries failed in the legislature. Activists plan a new push in the new year, and one state senator promises to reintroduce divestment legislation. State Treasurer Beth Pearce opposes the move, saying she prefers to have “a seat at the table” with the industry.
In an interview with the Valley News editorial board, Scott Milne outlined his policy proposals and his differences with incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin; and commented on his prospects in the campaign for Governor. He also discussed his involvement in a controversial development plan in Hartford, Vermont.