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Scott Milne to kick off campaign Wednesday in Barre

To listen to Milne’s statement, click here Republican candidate for governor Scott Milne will formally kick off his campaign Wednesday in Barre. Milne, president of Milne Travel American Express, declared his intention to run June 12, but had not formally launched his campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Peter Shulmin. Milne, who attended school in Barre […]

Administration review of DCF delayed

Agency of Human Services Secretary Doug Racine. Photo by Laura Krantz/VTDigger

A Shumlin administration report on reorganizing the beleaguered Department for Children and Families is pushed back to October to allow public input.

Lobbyist, single-payer advocate among hosts for Shumlin fundraiser

Shumlin supporters wave to drivers on Williston Road

A party hosted by KSE lobbyist Todd Bailey and Tess Taylor, executive director of a single-payer advocacy group, is not a conflict, they and the governor say.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of July 20

News Release — Governor’s Office July 18, 2014 Sunday, July 20 11:30 a.m.: Participate in the Adirondack Whitewater Rafting Challenge, at the invitation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Gore Mountain Ski Resort, 793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY Monday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 22 In Maine and South Carolina on DGA business. […]

FEMA won’t fund culvert plan for Vermont roads washed out by Irene

Floodwaters from Irene tore away sections of roadway on Route 100. such as this section in Lower Granville. VTD/Josh Larkin

State wants to use FEMA money to upgrade culverts and take other storm-damage prevention measures, but the change was not included in an early set of goals by the president.

Milne says regional planners have too much power over development

An artist's rendering shows the Quechee Highlands development with the U.S. 4 entrance at the bottom. Joseph Architects/Courtesy of the Valley News

Republican candidate for governor Scott Milne cites personal experience in criticizing Shumlin administration’s implementation of Act 250 review process.

Margolis: There’s nothing free about the free market

IBM manufactures microchips at its plant in Essex Juntion. Photo by Nat Rudarakanchana/VTDigger

Shocked by the state’s unequivocal gushing to save IBM? Why not let the free market take its course, you say? Because a truly free market has never existed.

Trail Mix: Who the Boies are

Editor’s note: Trail Mix is an occasional column about Vermont politics. One of the few revelations from Tuesday’s campaign finance report filings was the slow fundraising start by Republican hopeful Scott Milne. Milne, who hopes to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin in November, reported just under $20,000 in contributions, one-fifth of the amount Shumlin […]

By the numbers: Shumlin and Corren way ahead in the money race

Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks at the signing of a law that regulates toxic chemicals in children's products. The ceremony took place at Seventh Generation in Burlington. Photo by John Herrick/VTDigger

The Vermont Democratic House Campaign brought in a whopping $108,019 this cycle.

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund announces board changes

Patricia Moulton, Cairn Cross and Nick Richardson are new to Board; William Murray re-appointed by Governor Shumlin; David Marvin completes 6 years of service

Shumlin for Governor – July 15, 2014 campaign finance filing

Shumlin for Governor – July 15, 2014 campaign finance filing

Story + video: Vermont Castings adds jobs after bringing its overseas manufacturing operations back home

Gov. Peter Shumlin talks with Richard Locke, foundry supervisor at Vermont Castings in Randolph. Photo by Morgan True/VTDigger

Gov. Peter Shumlin touts state’s economic development measures and new minimum wage at stop at Randolph factory.

Gov. Shumlin and UVM announce new Cabinet-level graduate internship program

Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont are pleased to announce a new collaboration to put tomorrow’s leaders to work on the issues of today.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of July 12

News Release — Governor’s Office July 11, 2014 Saturday, July 12 Attend National Governors Association Summer Meeting, “America Works: Education & Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs,” Omni Nashville Hotel Sunday, July 13 – Monday, July 14 Attend New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers Summer Meeting, ‘Partnering for an Innovation Economy,’ Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, […]

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