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“When you look at this compared to other states we are at the low end,” said Mark Larson, commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access.
One of the interesting questions swirling around the whole debate is how the administration came to its conclusion that its proposed policy is warranted. … The burden is on the administration to prove its case, but it has utterly failed to do so.
The auditor doesn’t support the Shumlin administration’s $6 million amnesty for towns that owe money to the state.
The decision comes after pressure from law enforcement and the Shumlin administration to delay passage of a bill this year.
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The way that I think of the chief of staff role is to carry out Gov. Shumlin’s initiatives and missions across departments and agencies from a policy point of view.
A spreadsheet passed out to legislators during the briefing showed a $120 million gap between state revenues and estimated construction costs.
The state will not receive the 90 percent public assistance match it sought to rebuild the new state psychiatric hospital in Berlin and other facilities.
Twenty-one months into Shumlin’s first term, the state has about 400 fewer inmates and is spending $10 million per year less than originally projected.
Spaulding crashes Brock presser, spars with GOP candidate over “transparency.”
Shumlin administration cuts retirement deal with VSH workers, gets green light on Morrisville facility
According to figures given to the committee, 20 VSH employees have over 25 years of service, and many have five or less.