Tag Archives: Governor Shumlin

April 7, 2016

Every month is child abuse prevention month

By Linda E. Johnson

Although Governor Shumlin and governors throughout the United States take time to proclaim April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, there are children in need of nurturing and protection every day and every month. We all have a significant role to play….

March 17, 2016

Let’s grow kids, not put them on a waiting list

Dear Editor,

In response to the article “Budget Proposal Raises Worries of Waitlist for Child Care Subsidy” published by VTDigger.org last week, Let’s Grow Kids would like to issue the following statement to the media.

Vermont cannot afford to place the healthy development…

March 9, 2016

Youth and marijuana: Colorado’s experience and efforts

By Debby Haskins

When recreational marijuana was made legal in Colorado, the governor and other proponents promised that they would keep it out of the hands of youth. It’s the same promise Governor Shumlin and other legalization proponents are now making here. Can…

State News
February 8, 2016

Gov. Shumlin drafts cautious but deliberate path to legalization

In a statement issued Tuesday, Jan. 26, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Richard Sears (D-Bennington) detailed legislation to cautiously and deliberately legalize marijuana in Vermont. The move comes after the governor announced in his State of the State Address that…

August 5, 2015

New Prosper Valley School begins action phase

Dear Editor,

On June 2, 2015, Governor Shumlin signed into law Act 46 of 2015. This landmark education legislation calls on school boards and administrators to lead changes in their districts and supervisory unions that will result in greater opportunities for students, increased efficiency in…

April 22, 2015

Governor’s promotes Youth Turkey Hunt weekend

In an effort to promote youth hunting in Vermont, youth hunters had the opportunity to sign up for the third annual Governor’s Youth Turkey Hunt this spring. Young hunters were treated to a luncheon on Sunday, April 19, then, on the weekend of April…

State News
April 8, 2015

Annual Doyle Poll shows drop in marijuana support

By VTDigger staff

Vermonters oppose taxes on carbon and sugary drinks and show less support for Governor Peter Shumlin, according to the annual Town Meeting Day poll conducted by Sen. Bill Doyle, R-Washington.

The 11,000 returned surveys also show a drop in…