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Standing side-by-side with nonprofits and charities – a sector that employs tens of thousands of Vermonters and accounts for billions of dollars in economic activity every year – Gov. Peter Shumlin today reiterated his opposition to plans being considered in the legislature to limit charitable giving.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Senate gave preliminary approval to H.35, legislation to clean up Vermont’s waterways, including Lake Champlain.
Working with Vermont’s States Attorneys, Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed attorney Tom Little as independent counsel to look into the campaign finance related complaint against Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Senate gave initial approval to the education bill.
Eight rural, underserved Vermont communities are getting help to boost broadband internet speeds.
After a warm, dry weekend and a Red Flag warning yesterday that ended with more than 25 new reports of wild fires, the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) has issued an order for all of the state's forest fire wardens to cease issuing burning permits as of 3:00 P.M. on May 5th through May 19th.
Standing in the heart of a Colchester neighborhood, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced a $500,000 Vermont Community Development Program grant to lock in the affordability of eighty homes and make them more energy efficient.
Gov. Peter Shumlin today signed S.141 and issued the following statement.
Gov. Peter Shumlin, Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, and Green Up Day sponsors Green Mountain Power and Subaru of New England today joined to remind Vermonters to participate in the 45th Annual Green Up Day this Saturday and to highlight a unique, Green Up Day-inspired art project being constructed on the State House lawn.
ermont businesses are hiring and Gov. Peter Shumlin joined with 14 of them today to highlight thousands of open positions around the state.