Tag Archives: Governor Peter Shumlin

More cuts, fewer taxes
Opinion
May 13, 2015

More cuts, fewer taxes

Even as Vermont’s economy continues to show signs of progress, the message I hear from Vermonters is that they don’t feel the economic recovery is reaching their pocketbooks. While we…

Opinion
April 22, 2015

Helping Vermonters succeed

By Governor Peter Shumlin It’s no secret that the economic recovery across America has been felt most by those with higher incomes. For working families in America, the recovery has…

Opinion
April 15, 2015

Naloxone saves lives

By Governor Peter Shumlin A young woman suffering from an opiate overdose was recently brought to the Howard Center, an addiction recovery center in Chittenden County. The young woman had…

Opinion
April 8, 2015

Doubling down on job creation

By Governor Peter Shumlin Since its inception in 2007, the Vermont Employment Growth Incentive program (VEGI) has encouraged companies to relocate to or grow in Vermont, translating into well-paying jobs…

Opinion
March 19, 2015

A Vermont example

By Governor Peter Shumlin Earlier this month, Vermonters gathered at town meetings around the state to make decisions large and small about their communities. This year, two towns in particular…

Opinion
March 12, 2015

Making progress in Montpelier

By Governor Peter Shumlin As we head into the second half of this year’s legislative session, it’s a good time to evaluate the progress that has been made in the…

Opinion
March 5, 2015

Budget crunch calls for difficult choices

By Governor Peter Shumlin Putting together a budget is never an easy task–everyone knows that from personal experience–and it is harder when finances are lean. But we all do what…