This post is a press release
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the House gave preliminary approval to H.361, legislation to reduce school spending, improve educational quality, and help control rising property taxes.
Gov. Peter Shumlin is reminding Vermont high school juniors and seniors that they may qualify to take the test for free and have application fees waived for any of the Vermont State Colleges.
Gov. Peter Shumlin is inviting AFSCME to relocate their 2015 Women’s Conference to Vermont after the union canceled plans to hold the conference in Indiana over disagreements with the state’s new ‘religious freedoms’ law and the message it sends to the LGBTQ community.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after news that the unemployment rate in Vermont dropped to 3.9 percent, the lowest point since May 2007.
Gov. Peter Shumlin, House Speaker Shap Smith, Rep. Jill Krowinski, the president of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), and other supporters today called for the creation of child savings accounts to give every child born in Vermont a head start on saving for higher education and boost the number of Vermont kids who move beyond high
Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced that his Chief of Staff Liz Miller will leave state government at the end of the legislative session.
Gov. Peter Shumlin today responded to a letter sent by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the nation’s governors to oppose the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan.
ith over 1,500 Vermonters without housing on any given night and families with children now making up half of all people in emergency shelters, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Human Services Secretary Hal Cohen today announced a statewide strategy for ending child and family homelessness in Vermont by 2020.
Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced that Vermont has been awarded an $8.9 million federal grant to help transition vulnerable Vermonters off food assistance and onto the path to financial independence.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement following unanimous approval of the 2016 Vermont Budget Bill in the House Appropriations Committee.