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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermonters Burn Medical Bills To Protest Governor's Single-Payer Decision

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

Activists gathered Thursday at Vermont's state Capitol to protest Gov. Peter Shumlin's (D) decision to drop the state's planned conversion to a single...

Progress for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

On December 10th President Obama hosted a White House Summit on Early Education, bringing together a broad coalition of philanthropic, business, education, child advocacy and elected leaders and other key stakeholders.

We Need More Women in Governorships

Gov. Peter Shumlin | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Gov. Peter Shumlin

For every piece of good news we hear about women assuming new leadership roles, there is more evidence that our current political culture fails to encourage qualified women to run for office.

John Celock

Top Dem: Govs 'Scared To Death'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, the head of the Democratic Governors Association, steered clear of calling for a total assault weapons ban F...

Randy Brock Aide Praises 'Common Sense' Ultrasound Bill

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Vermont Democrats are criticizing the Republican candidate for governor after one of his aides praised Virginia's new law requiring an ultrasound befo...

Democratic Governors Tell Republican Governors To 'Cheer Up'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's Democratic governors have been telling their Republican counterparts to "cheer up" Monday morning, as the states' chief exe...

Governor Grapples With Post-Irene Budget

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The top budget official in the administration of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is going to give lawmakers the state's best estimate of...

WATCH: Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin Says 'It Gets Better'

Gov. Peter Shumlin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Gay Voices
Gov. Peter Shumlin

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Vermont Governor Marries Lesbian Couple

AP | JOHN CURRAN | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Making good on a campaign promise, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin married a lesbian couple in a small ceremony in his office. The...

Vermont to Go Single Payer -- Do I Hear a Second?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The Vermont House of Representatives voted 94 to 49 this week to establish a Green Mountain health insurance exchange, the first step in establishing a single payer program in that State. But there's still a long way to go.