Porter Appointed http://wamc.org en Shumlin Taps Former Reporter, Lobbyist as Aide http://wamc.org/post/shumlin-taps-former-reporter-lobbyist-aide <p>Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Louis Porter to be his point person in the Legislature as secretary of civil and military affairs.<br><br>Porter, a former Statehouse reporter with the Vermont Press Bureau and most recently the Lake Champlain "Lake-Keeper" water policy lobbyist with the Conservation Law Foundation, will coordinate the administration's contacts with lawmakers.<br><br>Porter replaces Alexandra MacLean, who announced her departure from the administration recently.<br><br>The 37-year-old Porter, who lives in Adamant, will earn $72,000 in the post.<br> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53446 at http://wamc.org Shumlin Taps Former Reporter, Lobbyist as Aide