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New England News
10:15 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Shumlin Says New Cabinet Secretaries Face Tough Jobs

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Governor Peter Shumlin announced new administration appointments Thursday, noting that his two new cabinet secretaries are starting their jobs at a tough time for the state.

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New England News
8:22 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

AP Calls Vermont Gubernatorial Primaries For Shumlin, Milne

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Associated Press has declared Gov. Peter Shumlin the winner of his party's primary, a result that was widely expected and clears the way for the Democrat to seek a third two-year term in November.

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New England News
10:30 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

National Economy Cited In Smaller Revenue Forecast

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Two economists advising Governor Peter Shumlin and Vermont lawmakers say a national economic downturn in the first quarter of this year is likely to blame for softer-than-expected state revenues.

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

Republican Milne Says Governor Bid A 'Long Shot'

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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

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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

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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

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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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