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Gov. Peter Shumlin stood with business, community, and education leaders today to make the case for state funding of a college savings account for every child born in Vermont.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee passed S.241 – legislation to legalize marijuana in Vermont – by a vote of 6 to 1.
After a baffling Super Bowl advertisement promoting a drug to help Americans take more opiates, Gov. Peter Shumlin is calling on the two drug companies that paid for it to pull the ad off the air and instead use the money to fund opiate and heroin prevention and treatment programs.
Continuing his push for Vermont to divest from coal stocks, Gov. Peter Shumlin today highlighted the negative effects the burning of coal has on Vermont’s lakes and waterways, fish species, and forests and how it threatens important economic industries like tourism, outdoor recreation, and iconic maple sugaring.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Supreme Court put on hold the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan while litigation against the plan proceeds.
ov. Peter Shumlin today issued a pardon to Margaret Young of Springfield, Vt.
Gov. Peter Shumlin stood with Vermont business and education leaders today who support his call for Vermont to use divestment as a tool to help combat global warming.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Senate gave initial approval to earned sick leave legislation.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement on legislation passed to amend the spending caps in Act 46.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed by a vote of 4 to 1 S.241, legislation to legalize marijuana in Vermont.