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May 20, 2016

Gov. Shumlin Statement on Veto of H.518

Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after vetoing H.518, An act relating to the membership of the Clean Water Fund Board. read moreRead more

May 20, 2016

Gov. Shumlin Statement on Drop in Unemployment Rate

Montpelier - May 20, 2016 - Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after Vermont's unemployment rate fell to 3.2 percent, one of the lowest rates in America. read moreRead more

May 18, 2016

Fawns are Arriving; Leave them Alone Urges F&W

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born this time of year and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Read more

May 18, 2016

Obama Admin Rules on Overtime Could Help Approx. 8,500 Vermonters

Montpelier - May 18, 2016 - Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement after the Obama Administration today issued new rules that will make millions more Americans eligible for overtime. The Vermont Department of Labor estimates that the new rules could make 8,500 working Vermonters newly eligible for overtime.  read moreRead more

May 18, 2016

Vermont Leads the Nation in Clean Energy Jobs with 1 in 17 Workers Employed by Industry

Burlington – May 18, 2016 – Vermont continues to lead the nation when it comes to clean energy jobs, according to the 2016 Clean Energy Industry Report announced today by Gov. Peter Shumlin and the Department of Public Service. In the past year, there has been an increase of over 1,400 clean energy jobs, bringing the total number of Vermonters employed in this industry to 17,715. With one in every 17 workers - or about six percent of the State's workforce - now part of the clean energy economy, Vermont has the highest number of per capita clean energy jobs of any U.S. state. read moreRead more

May 18, 2016

Gov. Shumlin Highlights 3rd Annual Vermont Career Connections Event

Montpelier – May 16, 2016 – As Vermont colleges prepare to send off graduating classes, Gov. Peter Shumlin is reminding graduates of the excellent employment opportunities in Vermont by highlighting the 3rd Annual Vermont Career Connections recruitment event, which will have 60 great employers with hundreds of open positions. read moreRead more

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