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New England News
8:30 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Milne Still Mulling Possible Fight In Legislature

Scott Milne
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Vermont Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne is still saying he may ask lawmakers for their votes when the Legislature convenes in January and elects a governor for the next two years.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Milne Won't Seek Recount, But May Ask Legislators To Elect Him Governor

Scott Milne
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Republican Vermont gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne is not requesting a recount of last week's election results, but he is leaving open the possibility of asking the legislature to elect him in January. But considering party makeup in Montpelier, that’s considered a long shot — and would go against tradition in the Green Mountain State.

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New England News
9:40 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Vermont GOP Leaders Say Lawmakers Can Vote Belief On Governor

Republican Scott Milne (left) and Democrat Peter Shumlin (right)
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Vermont Republican legislative leaders say their party members can vote their consciences in the upcoming balloting to choose the next governor.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Milne Changes Tack, Won't Concede

Republican Scott Milne
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne appears to be backing away from pre-election statements that he would concede the race if incumbent Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin won a plurality but did not get more than 50 percent of the vote.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Re-Evaluating Health Care Policy After Close Gubernatorial Results

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The surprisingly close result in Vermont’s governor’s race has pundits scratching their heads and trying to figure out why a Republican who was expected to get trounced came within a point of the two-term incumbent. Some are pointing to Governor Peter Shumlin’s push to single-payer health care and the rocky rollout of the state health care exchange as his key vulnerability.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Vermont Governor’s Race Closer Than Anticipated

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

It was a twist no one expected. Vermont two-term incumbent Governor Peter Shumlin was widely expected to trounce six challengers on election day. But the night dragged on, Tuesday turned to Wednesday, and still: no resolution. Now the race goes to the Legislature in January after the Republican challenger came remarkably close to winning.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Governor And Vermont Officials Praise IBM-Global Foundries Deal

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin discusses IBM facilities sale to Global Foundries
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin was surrounded by Vermont business and political leaders at the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce headquarters to discuss the announcement by IBM early today that it will sell its semiconductor chip manufacturing business — including its plant in Essex Junction, Vermont and another in the Hudson Valley — to Global Foundries.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Democrat And Republican Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

Scott Milne (left) and Peter Shumlin (right)
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Two of the seven candidates running for Vermont governor met in a televised debate Wednesday night. Incumbent Democrat Peter Shumlin faced off against Republican Scott Milne in an acerbic exchange.

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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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