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Peter Shumlin

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  • Single payer criticism often untruthful

    Single payer criticism often untruthful
    After discouraging election results, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin abandoned his effort to establish a single payer health system. This is bad news not only for the Green Mountain State but for all Americans. Governor Shumlin had been one of the only major...
  • Will Vermont be the East Coast hub of marijuana tourism?

    Will Vermont be the East Coast hub of marijuana tourism?
    Forget ski resorts and prize-winning maple syrup, the big tourism draw for the small New England state of Vermont could soon be marijuana. Led by Gov. Peter Shumlin, lawmakers in Vermont are eagerly exploring the prospects of legalizing a drug which for...
  • Vermont's 'Eat More Kale' guy wins trademark fight with Chick-fil-A

    Vermont's 'Eat More Kale' guy wins trademark fight with Chick-fil-A
    A Vermont T-shirt maker has been granted a trademark for the phrase "Eat More Kale," a decision the state's governor on Friday hailed as a victory for "the little guy" over a "corporate bully." Bo Muller-Moore, who lives in Montpelier, had been ordered...
  • Malloy Will Chair Democratic Governors Association In 2016

    Malloy Will Chair Democratic Governors Association In 2016
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will chair the national Democratic Governors Association in the key election year of 2016. The announcement was made Tuesday at the annual meeting of the association, which works to elect Democratic governors across the country....
  • After Republican wave, governors aim to push policy

    After Republican wave, governors aim to push policy
    Massachusetts voters sent a Republican back to the statehouse after an election night featuring razor-thin margins and a wave of Republican victories in governors' races across the United States. Along with his newly elected Republican counterparts in...
  • Vermont's new GMO law may upend food industry nationwide

    Vermont's new GMO law may upend food industry nationwide
    The biggest worry weighing on the nation's food industry may not be drought in the West, farmworker shortages or turbulent international trade negotiations, but a change in the regulatory code in Vermont. Under a law signed this month, the tiny New...
  • Keep Corrupting Money Out Of Elections

    Connecticut has the best campaign finance laws in the country, designed to prevent the corrupting influence of big-money donors. A federal court ruling Tuesday ought to end the Democratic Governors Association's attempt to eviscerate those laws. On...
  • Malloy Fund-Raising Machine In High Gear

    If you are a lobbyist or the client of one, watch for a consumer alert warning of a political fundraising shakedown. You may get squeezed for as much as $100,000. The squeezer is one-time campaign finance reformer Democratic and Working Families Gov....
  • Decriminalizing marijuana is a good start [Commentary]

    Decriminalizing marijuana is a good start [Commentary]
    Unfortunately, too many of our state's families were separated for the holidays thanks to our overly punitive marijuana laws. In Maryland, those convicted of marijuana possession can go away for up to a year, just for the nonviolent crime of possessing...
  • Democratic governors group lacks faith in Wendy Davis campaign

    Democratic governors group lacks faith in Wendy Davis campaign
    If Washington was reeling on Tuesday, the vertigo may have stemmed from something rare: blunt honesty from the mouth of an elected official. Really. It occurred as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, head of the Democratic Governors Assn., detailed for...
  • People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan

    People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan
    How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts? That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too many, God knows — that have jurisdiction...