MONTPELIER – Jan. 15, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin today vowed in his annual Budget Speech to continue his Administration’s work to grow jobs and economic opportunity.
Governor Peter Shumlin
January 15, 2014
January 8, 2014
Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Mr. Chief Justice, members of the General Assembly, members of our National Guard, and fellow Vermonters:
Gov. Peter Shumlin: State of our state is strong, but risks ahead from heroin and opiate trafficking
January 8, 2014
MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin, in his State of the State speech to lawmakers today, said Vermont’s economy is rebounding from the worst national recession since the depression – with unemployment among the lowest in the nation, companies expanding, and home values rising. Vermont leads the nation in high school graduation rates, and is poised to expand pre-kindergarten and quality day-care programs to every community in Vermont.
MONTPELIER – Dec. 30, 2013 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin today outlined proposals to ensure the effective use of programs that move people out of poverty in Vermont, including significant, targeted investments of both state and federal money in key areas.
MONTPELIER – Dec. 26, 2013 -- At the request of Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont emergency management officials today asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct a damage assessment in the Champlain Valley and northern Vermont counties impacted by the on-going ice storm.
December 26, 2013
MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin said today that slightly over 1,600 Vermonters remain without power, and utilities are expecting the vast majority will be restored by close of business tomorrow.
Gov. Shumlin, Attorney General Sorrell, and Entergy VY Announce End to Current Disputes and Path to Decommissioning and Site Restoration of Vermont Yankee
Montpelier, VT – Dec. 23, 2013 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin, Attorney General Bill Sorrell, and Bill Mohl, President of Entergy Wholesale Commodities, today announced a settlement agreement between the State and the owner and operator of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy VY).
December 23, 2013
WATERBURY, VT – Gov. Peter Shumlin and Vermont emergency officials said late today that many areas of Franklin County, Chittenden County, and the Northeast Kingdom remain without power.
MONTPELIER – Dec. 23, 2013 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin, joined by Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Peter Welch, and a representative from Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office, today announced that funding from the $36.9 million federal Early Learning Race to the Top Grant will ensure all Vermont children, including low-income and high-needs kids, will be ready to succeed when they enter school.