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New England News
7:30 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Vermont Governor Criticizes GOP Challenger

Scott Milne (left) and Peter Shumlin (right)
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Democratic Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says his Republican challenger Scott Milne has it wrong when he says he wants to be a "boring" leader who doesn't want to make big changes.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

Vermont Statehouse
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The candidates from Vermont’s four major parties running for governor met Tuesday evening to debate.

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New England News
6:15 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Shumlin Launches Re-Election Campaign

Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin kicked off his reelection campaign this week, vowing to continue his commitment to take the state down a progressive path.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Department Of Children And Families Commissioner Resigns

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced Wednesday that the commissioner of the Department of Children and Families is leaving to take another job. The department and its leader have been criticized since the death of two children whose families had been under state supervision.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Governor Says Vermont Can't Take Many Immigrant Children

A Border Patrol Riverine Unit conducts patrols in an Air and Marine Safe-Boat in South Texas along the Rio Grande river. They rescue a child who is stranded on the river bank of the Rio Grande.
Credit Photographer: Donna Burton / U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says the state doesn't have the facilities to accept large numbers of immigrant children.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Public Service Collaboration Announced

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont have announced a collaboration to provide opportunities for graduate students to work in the public sector.

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New England News
7:30 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Shumlin Signs Vermont Minimum Wage Increase Law

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Vermont's wage is going up.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

New Poll Shows Drop In Vermont Governor’s Approval

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A new poll from the online newspaper Vermont Digger and the Castleton Polling Institute shows a dramatic drop in Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s approval rating. Despite the 16 percent drop, pundits still expect the incumbent Democrat to be reelected this fall.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

VT's Shumlin Tapped To Co-Lead Drug Abuse Meeting

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, National Governor's Association vice chair of the Health and Human Services Committee
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin will co-lead an effort by national governors to reduce prescription drug abuse.

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North Country News
12:45 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Vermont Governor Presents Budget Proposal

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin delivered his budget address to a joint session of the Vermont Legislature Wednesday afternoon.

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