MONTPELIER – Aug. 19, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin announced today the appointment of a new leadership team for the Vermont Department of Human Resources.
Gov. Shumlin and Director Flynn: Vermont Communities Should Prepare for Disaster Relief Funding Changes
MONTPELIER – Aug. 19, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin and Joe Flynn, Director of Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security, today urged communities to prepare for new criteria related to state disaster relief funding that will go into effect in October.
MONTPELIER – Aug. 11, 2014 -- Appearing before the Legislature’s Joint Fiscal Committee today at the Vermont State House, Administration Sec. Jeb Spaulding and Finance and Management Commissioner Jim Reardon outlined approximately $31 million in proposed adjustments in state spending for the current fiscal year to match projected available revenues, consistent with the updated revenue forecast adopted by the Vermont Emergency Board on July 24.
BURLINGTON -- Aug. 11, 2014 -- At the site of a major downtown redevelopment, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the allocation of $2.4 million in tax incentives to 37 projects, supporting nearly $78 million in downtown and village and village center construction and rehabilitation projects.
BARRE -- July 24, 2014 -- Standing a block from Main Street, Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced two grants that will allow the City of Barre to address flood risks, clean up environmental contamination and redevelop a central part of its downtown known as Enterprise Aly.
MONTPELIER – July 24, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin and Administration Secretary Jeb Spaulding said today that Vermont continues to recover from the deepest recession since the Great Depression.
WATERBURY – July 23, 2014 -- As more than 50 local children enjoyed a free lunch at the Waterbury Recreation Department, Gov. Peter Shumlin and anti-hunger advocates applauded summer food programs, urged families whose children need nutritious meals in the summertime to participate, and reminded business and Vermonters of the opportunity to volunteer at meal sites.
BURLINGTON -- July 17, 2014 -- On the eve of the 2014 Vermont Brewers Festival, an event that draws thousands to Burlington’s Waterfront to celebrate the state’s robust craft beer industry, Gov. Peter Shumlin was joined today by lawmakers, restaurant and bar owners, and distributors to celebrated a new law legalizing sampler flights of beer, wine and spirituous beverages.
BURLINGTON – July 11, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont are pleased to announce a new collaboration to put tomorrow’s leaders to work on the issues of today.
RUTLAND, Vt. - July 7 -- In the neighborhood targeted for renewal, Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced a $1.25 million Vermont Community Development Program award to the City of Rutland. In partnership with the Rutland Redevelopment Authority, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont will use the funds to improve blighted properties and create homeownership opportunities.