Peter Shumlin news

Nearly 1,000 mourn deaths of five teens in I-89 wrong-way crash

Gov. Peter Shumlin: “We all feel rage and confusion and sorrow and absolute speechlessness at the notion that this act could have happened with intent.”

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of Sept. 26

For Immediate Release Sept. 26, 2016 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Tuesday, Sept. 27 Meetings in Vermont, no public appearances Wednesday, Sept. 28 12:00 p.m. Press Conference, 5th Floor Conference Room Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier Thursday, Sept. 29 9:00 a.m. Kick off Vermont Shares state employees charitable drive State House Cafeteria 9:30 […]

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of September 5

MEDIA ADVISORY September 2, 2016 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Wednesday, September 7 11:00 a.m. Press Conference, Topic TBD Fifth Floor Conference Room, Pavilion Building, Montpelier Thursday, September 8 11:00 a.m. Attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Burke Mountain Lodge. 23 Sherburne Lodge Road, East Burke

Vermont offers universal pre-K this fall

The program starts this fall and is available to all families, regardless of income.

Sanders, state officials oppose Senate GMO labeling bill

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says the bill is “not consumer-friendly, it’s industry-friendly.”

House delays vote on resolution to release Shumlin administration’s emails

On Friday at about 5 p.m., the Shumlin administration released the emails it had planned to delete.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of April 25

MEDIA ADVISORY April 22, 2016 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Monday, April 25 8:00 a.m. Attend Bethel Business Association Meeting Arnold Block, 145 Main Street, Bethel Tuesday, April 26 1:00 p.m. Attend Historic Preservation and Barn Grants Ceremony Cedar Creek Room, State House, Montpelier Wednesday, April 27 10:15 a.m. Greet Montpelier and Lyndon Ultimate […]

Administration falls behind on disclosure of public records requests

A log of public records requests required by law hasn’t been updated in more than a year.

Jay Peak developers gave more than $70,000 to Vt. Democrats from 2011 to 2014

Gov. Peter Shumlin received $24,000 from Ariel Quiros, Bill Stenger and affiliated companies. Quiros and Stenger are accused of misusing $200M in immigrant investor funds.

Shumlin takes on health care, energy critics

The governor touts his six-year record and challenges critics of his policies on health care, renewable energy and marijuana legalization.

Shumlin invites PayPal to relocate to Vermont

Gov. Peter Shumlin has a message for the mammoth online banking company PayPal: Come to Vermont. Shumlin invited PayPal to relocate to the Green Mountain State last week after the company announced it would cancel expansion plans in North Carolina because of a new law that blocks municipalities from enacting anti-discrimination laws protecting lesbian, gay, […]

Inside the Golden Bubble: The Pot Bill on Life Support

A bill limps out of House Judiciary that is a far cry from the Senate’s legalization plan. Gov. Shumlin is confident a compromise will emerge.

VSEA, state go to labor relations board

The administration estimates the union’s proposal would add up to about $11 million more than the state’s proposal, including benefits.

Vermont Attorney General, 20 other states pile on to Exxon Mobil probe

Bill Sorrell would not say whether he believes fossil fuel companies have broken Vermont laws.