Peter Shumlin news

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.

General Mills to label GMO foods

The company announced the decision in advance of the implementation of Vermont’s law requiring that food manufacturers label genetically engineered ingredients.

Shumlin and state treasurer trade barbs on divestment

The back and forth continued Thursday in the war of words between Gov. Peter Shumlin and Treasurer Beth Pearce on dumping coal and Exxon Mobil stock.

Inside the Golden Bubble: Seeking Win-Win When You’re Stuck…In the Mud

The governor and the treasurer are both happy with the resolution of the divestment dispute; Norm McAllister’s request for reconsideration of his Senate suspension is going nowhere. And so was Speaker Shap Smith momentarily this week, like many, stuck in the mud.

House calls for state to drop coal, Exxon Mobil investments

“It’s been said we shouldn’t meddle [with the pension system],” Pearson said, “but what they’re really saying is, we shouldn’t speak up.”

Inside the Golden Bubble: Unusual alliances and motives help pot bill pass

A Republican senator breaks ranks and a Democrat goes against her party almost killing the marijuana legalization bill.