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Stories with person: Peter Shumlin
  • Shumlin to keynote New Hampshire fundraiser 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 8:25 am
  • MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Democrats are hearing from the governor of Vermont at their annual fundraising dinner.

  • Correction: Heroin Deaths-Ohio story 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:34 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a story April 17 about heroin overdose deaths in Ohio, The Associated Press erroneously reported the percentage increase in heroin overdose deaths from 2011 to 2012. It was 60 percent, not 37 percent. The story also erroneously reported the title for Orman Hall. He is director of the Governor's Cabinet Opiate Action Team, not the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

  • Shumlin says transportation funds critical 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:41 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is urging leaders in Congress to replenish the federal transportation fund so Vermont can move forward with road and bridge projects that he says are critical to job growth, public safety and the health of the state.

  • Vermont appoints Miller over health care overhaul 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:10 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Commerce Secretary Lawrence Miller will be getting a new job overseeing the overhaul of the health care insurance system statewide, officials announced Thursday.

  • Vermont House bucks Shumlin, speeds wage hike 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:42 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House bucked the wishes of Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday by calling for an increase in the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour starting in January, rather than 2017.

  • States rebel against powerful new painkiller 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:53 pm
  • BARRE, Vermont - State officials around the country are rebelling over a powerful new painkiller that law enforcement and public health authorities fear could worsen the nation's deadly scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse.

  • Vermont restricting access to powerful painkillers 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:46 pm
  • BARRE, Vermont - The state is restricting access to a new class of narcotic painkillers that law enforcement and public health officials across the country fear could worsen drug abuse, officials announced Thursday.

  • Bungling mars health care deadline in some states 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:29 pm
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - As supporters of the federal health care reforms push for final signups, a handful of states are trying to press the reset button.

  • Vt. governor signs bill on language updates to law 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:23 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Stirling Peebles stood before Gov. Peter Shumlin, a crowd of lawmakers, disability rights advocates and media people Friday and told how words can hurt.