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New England News
8:40 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Republican Milne Says Governor Bid A 'Long Shot'

Vermont Statehouse
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The Republican businessman who hopes to unseat Democratic incumbent Governor Peter Shumlin in November says he knows it's a long shot.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Vermont Governor Signs Numerous Bills Into Law

Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont’s governor has signed a number of bills into law over the past week and a half, including measures on energy efficiency, the minimum wage and tasers.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Governor Orders Agency Changes After Death Of 2 Toddlers

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is ordering the Department of Children and Families to do more to protect vulnerable children.

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North Country News
2:00 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Governor Shumlin Headlines Panel On Prescription Drug Abuse

Governor Peter Shumlin
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The nation’s governors held their annual winter meeting Friday through Monday in Washington. A panel on C-SPAN featured a discussion on states’ efforts to combat prescription drug abuse, an issue that took the national stage when Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin devoted January’s state of the state address to the problem.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Spouse Appointed To Fill Vermont Senate Seat

Michael Sirotkin
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Governor Shumlin has appointed the husband of a late state senator to fill her seat.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Vermont Governor Focuses On One Issue During State Of State Address

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin focused on a single issue during his State of the State speech Wednesday afternoon.

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New England News
8:23 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Vt. Gov.: Little Impact From Federal Health Change

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he thinks it's unlikely the decision by President Barack Obama to allow people to extend existing health insurance policies for a year will have much impact on Vermont.

The state had already decided to allow individuals and small businesses to extend their current health insurance plans through March 31.

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New England News
8:11 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Officials Assess Shutdown's Vt. Impact

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says it's time for Congress to stop hampering the state’s fragile economic recovery and find a responsible solution to what he calls a manufactured crisis.

Shumlin was joined by Vermont National Guard officials and others Monday to outline how the federal government shutdown is affecting state. They said an estimated 5,000 federal workers who live in Vermont are seeing reduced hours or furloughs, and a monthly National Guard training weekend affecting 3,000 troops was canceled.

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New England News
6:06 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Shumlin, Vt. Chamber To Kick Off Health Forums

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is to join the Vermont Chamber of Commerce in kicking off a series of forums for small businesses to learn about the new health insurance exchange being created under the federal Affordable Care Act.

A program today from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Montpelier's Capitol Plaza hotel and conference center will be geared to helping small businesses learn what they need to know as they prepare to shop in the Vermont Health Connect exchange for health insurance.

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New England News
6:10 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Governor To Kick Off Vt. Health Connect Forums

Credit Courtesy VT Governor's Office

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is set this week to help kick off a series of forums for small businesses to learn about the new health insurance exchange being created under the federal Affordable Care Act.

A program Wednesday from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Montpelier's Capitol Plaza hotel and conference center will be geared to helping small businesses learn what they need to know as they prepare to shop in the Vermont Health Connect exchange for health insurance.

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