With tag: peter_shumlin
Shumlin Is Disappointed In Cabot Dropping Vt. From Its Label
By John Dillon
Governor Peter Shumlin says the Cabot Creamery is a Vermont company and should use the state's name on its label. Cabot
quietly dropped the Vermont reference from its logo after the attorney general's
office raised concerns about Cabot butter that's made in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Broadband Expands Its Reach In North Central Vt.
Peter Shumlin helped Vermont's Cloud alliance announce that it had added four new
towers that will expand service to homes and businesses in Woodbury, Hardwick,
Wolcott and parts of Elmore, Greensboro, Walden and Cabot.
Quebec Premier Postpones Vermont Visit
Quebec Premier Jean Charest is postponing his
visit to Vermont where he planned to meet with Gov. Peter Shumlin and
other business and government leaders.
Shumlin To Mark Passage Of Anti-Bullying Bills
Governor Peter Shumlin will visit the offices
of the gay rights organization Outright Vermont to celebrate the recent passage
of two bills aimed at stamping out bullying in schools.
Quebec Premier Charest To Visit Vermont
Quebec Premier Jean Charest is due in Vermont this week to meet with Gov. Peter Shumlin and other
business and government leaders.
Vt. Becomes First In Nation To Ban Fracking
By John Dillon
Peter Shumlin has signed into law a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Shumlin said the ban was
needed, even though Vermont doesn't have much of the shale rock targeted by
energy companies for natural gas extraction.
Montpelier Biomass Project Gets Federal Support
to help heat Vermont state offices and a number of private buildings in
downtown Montpelier with a new biomass system is getting a $1.75 million
boost with a federal grant and loan.