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Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Shawn Straffin, a resident of West Burke, to fill the seat vacated by Bryon Quatrini, who recently retired from the Vermont Economic Progress Council (VEPC).
“Veni. Vidi. Signati,” Gov. Peter Shumlin said today as he signed into law S.2, a bill that gives Vermont an official Latin motto.
Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed St. Albans City Manager Dominic Cloud as a member of the Natural Resources Board (NRB) and has appointed environmental advocate Elizabeth Courtney as an alternate member of the NRB.
urging the maker of the opiate overdose reversal drug naloxone to take steps to stop a price spike that has seen the cost of the drug surge by over 60 percent in Vermont.
Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the House gave overwhelming preliminary approval to H.35, legislation to clean up Vermont’s waterways and Lake Champlain.
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