With tag: shumlin_transition
Shumlin Appointees Will Need To Navigate Conflicts
An environmental conservation commissioner
who recently represented environmental groups in battles against Omya and Vermont Yankee, and a public service commissioner
whose husband works for a law firm that represents Green Mountain Power.
Shumlin Won't Mandate School Cuts
A week after many Vermont school districts failed to meet a deadline for budget cutting proposals, Governor-Elect Peter Shumlin says he will not mandate the cuts to meet $23 million in savings.
Shumlin To Be Sworn In As Governor
Peter Shumlin will
take over as Vermont's new governor today, with promises to jumpstart the
state's economy and close a projected $150 million budget gap for the
next fiscal year.
Douglas Leaves 50-Mile Commute Behind
By Nina Keck
38 years, Jim Douglas has commuted from his home in Middlebury to Montpelier. First,
part time, as a state lawmaker. Then five days a week as secretary of state,
state treasurer - and for the last eight years as governor. VPR's
Nina Keck commuted with Governor Douglas for his last full day of work and
filed this report.
Kunin Applauds Shumlin Appointments
Governor Madeleine Kunin says all Vermonters benefit when the governor and lieutenant governor work
Shumlin Gives Leadership Roles To Scott, Dubie
By Bob Kinzel
elect Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, has taken the unusual step of asking Vermont's new Republican Lt. Governor, Phil Scott, to be a
member of the governor's cabinet. Shumlin
says there are a number of key areas where Scott can be an important member of the
new gubernatorial team.