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Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

MEDIA ADVISORY February 27, 2015 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Saturday Feb. 28 to Thursday March 5 Personal time off Friday March 6 10:30 a.m. Mark Johnson Show WDEV 6:15 p.m. Attend Special Olympics Winter Games Governor’s Reception & Opening Ceremony The Woodstock Inn Saturday March 7 1:00 p.m. Greet and thank Vermont National […]

Peter Shumlin: Difficult choices

Just like a family who finds that they didn’t get a raise they were expecting, the state now has some difficult choices to make.

Gov. Shumlin celebrates final piece of St. Albans downtown revitalization Project

Gov. Peter Shumlin, along with representatives from the City of St. Albans and Williston-based developer PeakCM, today unveiled plans for an 88-room hotel on Lake Street in downtown St. Albans.

Peter Shumlin: Not the way we do business in Vermont

Rent-to-own stores market and advertise to lower- and middle-income individuals with troubled credit histories by promising a no-interest, hassle-free way to own household items.

Margolis: ‘Sincere effort’ to clean up Lake Champlain may not be enough to save it

Lake Champlain algae bloom

Even if the flow of phosphorus into Missisquoi Bay were reduced by 75 percent, the state “might see progress (in reversing growth of the Bay’s algae) in 10 years.” The plan before the Legislature now would not come close to reducing the phosphorus flow by 75 percent.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

MEDIA ADVISORY February 13, 2015 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Saturday, Feb. 14 11:30 a.m. Address St. Albans Cooperative Creamery 96th Annual Meeting St. Albans Town Central School, 169 S. Main, St. Albans 12:30 p.m. Address NOFA Vermont’s 33rd Annual Winter Conference University of Vermont, Davis Center, Maple Ballroom Monday, Feb. 16 Presidents’ Day. […]

Peter Shumlin: An energy innovation program for Vermont

The Energy Innovation Program I proposed in my inaugural address will position us to take advantage of this opportunity, helping to create jobs, keep young Vermonters here in the state, save Vermonters money on energy bills, and do what’s right for the environment.

Shumlin declares Thursday as Black Lives Matter Day in Vermont

Gov. Peter Shumlin has proclaimed Thursday, Feb. 12 — the 206th birthday of President Abraham Lincoln — as Black Lives Matter Day in Vermont. An observance of the event will be held from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at City Hall in Burlington, where local supporters of the National Black Lives Matter Movement will read the governor’s […]

Margolis: Why, for now, Shumlin is The Big Guy and not The Man in Montpelier

Gov. Peter Shumlin holds a news conference Wednesday at City Hall Park in Burlington. Photo by John Herrick/VTDigger

Shumlin is politically weaker than he was a year ago. His unexpectedly close (and humiliating) re-election, followed by his equally unexpected (and humiliating) decision to abandon his cherished dream of statewide universal health care have taken their toll.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

MEDIA ADVISORY February 6, 2015 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Monday, Feb. 9 11:40 a.m. Attend 40th Anniversary Celebration for Northern Community Investment Corporation Welcome Center, 51 Depot Square, St. Johnsbury Tuesday, Feb. 10 10:30 a.m. Greet The Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2015, Snelling Center for Government Ceremonial Office, State House 1:00 p.m. […]

Peter Shumlin: A better quality education at a price Vermonters can afford

We have a school spending problem, plain and simple.

Peter Shumlin: Why we should fix the Medicaid cost shift

The plan I have put forward will use money that would be spent anyway to draw down hundreds of millions in federal funding to shore up Medicaid rates and lower private insurance costs right away.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

News Release — Governor’s Office Jan. 30, 2015 Monday, Feb. 2 12:00 p.m.: Address Springfield Chamber/Rotary Meeting, Nolin Murray Center, 40 Summer Street, Springfield 3:10 p.m.: Visit Hermit Thrush Brewery, 29 High Street, Brattleboro Tuesday, Feb. 3 Meetings in Montpelier. No public appearances scheduled. Wednesday, Feb. 4 8:30 a.m.: Legislative Open Door, Ceremonial Office, State […]

Shumlin on legalizing pot: ‘Been there, done that’

Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks at a news conference Wednesday in Burlington on opiate abuse. With him are Health Commissioner Harry Chen (left) and Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan. Photo by Morgan True/VTDigger

The governor says he is in no hurry to legalize marijuana. He wants Vermont to learn from the mistakes of Colorado and Washington state.

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