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Environmental Groups Plan Legislative Agenda
Friday, 11/12/10
By John Dillon
Environmental groups are claiming victory in the recent election and they're planning an ambitious agenda for the legislative session. The groups have high hopes for the incoming administration of Governor Elect Peter Shumlin.
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Progressive Party's Absence In Governor's Race Helped Shumlin
Wednesday, 11/10/10
By Bob Kinzel
The Progressive Party's biggest impact on the 2010 election was its decision not to run a candidate for Governor - a move that some political observers believe helped elect Democrat Peter Shumlin.
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One-Party Rule Hasn’t Always Guaranteed Harmony
Wednesday, 11/10/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
When Governor-elect Peter Shumlin takes office in January, it will mark the first time since the Howard Dean administration that both chambers of the legislature-and the Governor's office-will be under Democratic leadership.  But that one-party majority doesn't necessarily mean harmony will reign in Montpelier.
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Shumlin Already Lobbying President Obama On Health Care
Friday, 11/05/10
By Bob Kinzel
Governor-elect Peter Shumlin says he's optimistic that he can persuade the Obama administration to grant Vermont a special waiver to implement a single payer health care system. Shumlin says he's already raised this issue with the president, and he'll do it again when he visits the White House early next month.
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Shumlin Expects Close Relationship With Scott
Friday, 11/05/10
By Lynne McCrea
Governor-elect Peter Shumlin says he intends to have a close working relationship with the newly elected republican Lt. Governor Phil Scott.
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Scott Doesn’t Expect Party Differences To Be An Issue
Friday, 11/05/10
By Patti Daniels
Scott is a Republican and Shumlin is a Democrat, creating a party split between Vermont's top statewide officers for the first time since the mid-nineties.
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Shumlin Building A Cabinet That Will Focus On Job Creation
Thursday, 11/04/10
By Bob Kinzel
Governor-elect Peter Shumlin is organizing a transition team to help him build a new administration over the next few weeks. He says the top priority will be to make policies that will help create thousands of new jobs in Vermont.
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