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Stories with person: Peter Shumlin
  • Sale of IBM microchip plants in Vermont, New York completed 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 12:53 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - GlobalFoundries announced Wednesday it had completed its purchase of IBM's microchip plants in Vermont and New York, giving a new lease on life to a big employer in Vermont and New York's Duchess County.

  • Vermont's new US attorney sworn in, says he's 'honored' 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:21 pm

    BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont has a new chief federal prosecutor. Lawyer Eric Miller was sworn in as U.S. attorney for the state on Tuesday.

  • Welch skips race for governor, will seek return to Congress 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 5:09 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Congressman Peter Welch announced Friday that he's passing up a possible campaign for governor in 2016 and will seek re-election to the U.S. House, opening the field for other Democratic candidates.

  • State that took big step toward marriage equality lauds win 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 4:50 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Anyone who thinks the U.S. Supreme Court threw out centuries of discrimination on Friday with its decision to allow gay marriage in all 50 states might appreciate what Nina Beck and Stacy Jolles were up to a couple hours after the decision came down.

  • Grocers: Vermont GMO law could lead to fines of $10M a day 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 1:21 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont's first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms could cost the nation's grocers up to $10 million a day in fines, according to a letter from an industry organization that is suing the block the law.

  • Shumlin's several accomplishments don't match promises story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 6:41 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin has an ample list of accomplishments but because he set such high goals for himself, history may judge his governorship based on what he failed to do, some Statehouse observers said Tuesday.

  • Gov. Peter Shumlin won't run for 4th term in 2016 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 6:12 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin, who narrowly survived a re-election bid last fall from a little-known candidate and then had to abandon his signature goal of a state-run single payer health care system, said Monday he would not seek a fourth two-year term next year.

  • Over a dozen Vermont state employees may lose their jobs 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 1:41 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - More than a dozen Vermont state employees are expected to be laid off next month as part of the state's first significant job reductions since the recession.

  • Vermont secretary of state calls for ethics commission 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 5:55 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos called Wednesday for the establishment of a state ethics commission to review complaints about conflicts of interest, the ethics of public officials and financial disclosures.