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New England News
6:30 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Poll Shows Vermont Governor’s Approval Sliding

Governor Peter Shumlin

Just months after narrowly winning a second term, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s approval rating is floundering. That’s according to a new poll from Vermont Digger and the Castleton Polling Institute.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Vermont Governor Gives Budget Address

Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin delivered his budget address this afternoon.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Governor To Give Budget Address Thursday

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is scheduled to deliver his budget address Thursday afternoon. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley takes a look at what’s expected.

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New England News
2:05 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Vermont Lawmakers Choose Governor and Hear Inaugural Address

Governor Peter Shumlin delivers 2015 inaugural address
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Legislators were busy at the Statehouse in Montpelier Thursday.  A joint session of the House and Senate formally elected the governor in the morning and in the afternoon met again to hear the inaugural address.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Milne Retorts I Could Be Ready Quickly To Run State Government

Republican Scott Milne
Credit milneforvermont.org

Scott Milne, the Republican candidate for governor of Vermont, says he'd have an administration up and running quickly if he's elected by the Legislature this week.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Shumlin Says Milne Election Would Leave Government 'Paralyzed'

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he'd like to see an amendment to the state Constitution under which a statewide candidate who wins a plurality over 40 percent is deemed elected.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Shumlin Says He's Not Worried About Vote

Republican Scott Milne (left) and Democrat Peter Shumlin (right)
Credit milneforvermont.org/Shumlin for Governor

Governor Peter Shumlin says he will not be campaigning in the days leading up to the special January 8th  vote in which the Legislature picks Vermont's next governor.

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New England News
12:40 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Governor Stops Vermont’s Move Towards Single-Payer

Credit Vermont Workers Center

Last week Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin told Vermonters he would stop his efforts to implement single-payer health care in the state.  The decision has upset supporters, but they say it won’t stop efforts at the state or national level to implement single-payer. 

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New England News
12:30 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Republican Challenger Will Ask Vermont Legislature To Elect Him Governor

Republican Scott Milne (left) and Democrat Peter Shumlin (right)
Credit milneforvermont.org/Shumlin for Governor

The second-place finisher in Vermont’s gubernatorial race says he will ask the legislature to elect him governor instead of the incumbent who received more votes.

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New England News
1:15 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Vermont Governor Appoints New Cabinet Secretaries

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced new administration appointments Thursday, filling two key cabinet positions.

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