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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Peter Shumlin
As he signed a new open meetings bill into law, Gov. Peter Shumlin expressed "serious concern" about parts of it, including a do-over provision that allows government bodies a chance to fix violations without penalty.
Customers of Vermont's dominant power company will see a nearly 2.5 percent rate drop beginning in October, while IBM's plants outside Burlington will see their electric rates frozen for three years, under an agreement announced Friday.
Gov. Peter Shumlin says Toyota has donated two electric hybrid vehicles to Vermont.
Top officials with several Vermont state agencies said Thursday they are ready to collaborate to clean up phosphorus pollution in Lake Champlain, as the state submitted a new plan for doing so to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed into law three bills designed to bring more economic vitality to Vermont's city and town centers.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will receive a distinguished alumni award from his alma mater, Wesleyan University.
Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he was ordering the Department of Children and Families to do more to protect children after the deaths of two toddlers whose family circumstances had prompted department involvement.
The administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin is gearing up for a task assigned to it by the Legislature: studying the fiscal and other impacts if the state were to legalize marijuana.
The union representing Vermont state workers is hailing Gov. Peter Shumlin signing a whistleblower protection bill into law. But a Vermont State Employees' Association official says it may not protect whistleblowers in all instances.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin touted separate plans Monday to help make it easier for young people and their families to afford college.
Vermont lawmakers legalized sampler flights of beer, outlawed powdered alcohol, killed a school consolidation effort and passed tax and budget bills Saturday while wrapping up their business for 2014.
The Vermont House agreed with the Senate Friday evening to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.50 by 2018, as lawmakers headed toward what leaders said would be adjournment for the year by early Sunday.
Gov. Peter Shumlin says the owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant has made a $5.3 million payment to the state for the development of clean energy.
As hundreds cheered, Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a law Thursday that puts Vermont on the path to be the first state to require labeling of genetically modified foods and promptly announced an online fundraiser to battle expected legal challenges from the food industry.
With just days left on the 2014 Vermont legislative schedule, House and Senate lawmakers are at odds over a top priority of Gov. Peter Shumlin: getting nonviolent criminal defendants with drug problems into treatment, rather than on a path to jail.