Vermont Governor en Vermont Governor and Lawmakers Reach Deal on Budget, Taxes <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and legislative leaders say they've reached a deal on a budget and taxes for the coming fiscal year that they say won't require any additional tax increases. Wed, 08 May 2013 01:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 64098 at Vermont Governor and Lawmakers Reach Deal on Budget, Taxes Candidate Files Injunction Against Vermont Media Outlets <p>An independent candidate for Vermont Governor is seeking an emergency injunction to allow her participation in debates.<br><br>Claiming potential manipulation of elections, Independent candidate Emily Peyton served the CBS and NBC television affiliates and Vermont’s largest newspaper Friday notifying them she is seeking an injunction to force them to allow her to participate in scheduled gubernatorial debates. &nbsp;<br><br>WCAX, WPTZ and the Burlington Free Press have only scheduled the Republican and Democratic candidates. &nbsp;<br> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 49759 at Brock Hits Shumlin on Time Out of State <p>Vermont Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Brock is criticizing incumbent Governor Peter Shumlin for what Brock says is too much time away from the office.<br><br>A Shumlin aide confirms Brock's assertion that Shumlin was out of state and turned the reins of government over to Lt. Gov. Phil Scott for 119 days during his first 21 months in office.<br><br>The lieutenant governor becomes acting governor any time the governor is outside Vermont's borders.<br> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 49667 at Brock Hits Shumlin on Time Out of State Mayors Endorse Vermont Governor's Re-election <p>Seven out of Vermont's eight city mayors — including one Republican and one former Republican who's now an independent — are endorsing the re-election of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin.<br><br>The group at a Statehouse news conference on Monday was led by Barre Mayor Thom Lauzon, a Republican who two years ago endorsed Shumlin's then-opponent, Lt. Governor Brian Dubie.<br><br>Lauzon says he appreciated Shumlin's leadership following flooding in Barre 16 months ago, and on transitional housing for people being released from the corrections system.<br> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48553 at Mayors Endorse Vermont Governor's Re-election