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1 hr ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Berlin psychiatric hospital to be fully online by next month, lawmakers told

The House Mental Health Oversight Committee heard testimony Tuesday from the Department of Mental Health and officials from several Vermont hospitals about staffing and patient capacity at the new Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Waterbury, VT, Beverages, Food, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Morrisville, VT, US Governors, Brattleboro, VT

1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Republican Milne formally launches campaign

Milne addressed a crowd of about 80 of the Republican party faithful, including former Gov. Jim Douglas, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Jim Douglas

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

At least 32 governors have weighed in on the border crisis. Herea s what each has said.

Young detainees are escorted to an area to make phone calls inside the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz., in this June photo.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Sports

9 hrs ago | Washington Post

Border crisis creates discomfort for state, local politicians over housing children

A governor was moved to tears. A mayor fretted about disease and crime. A city councilman accused the federal government of keeping secrets.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Artesia, NM, US News, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Jamaica temporarily shuts down website

"All the committees had to post agendas 24 hours in advance and minutes five days after," said Jamaica Selectboard Chairwoman Lexa Clark.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bennington Banner

FEMA won't fund rebuilding of culverts

The Obama administration launched an initiative Wednesday aimed at helping local communities better prepare for the impacts of climate change, but one of Vermont's key recommendations to the president was not included.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Vermont, US Governors

Post and Courier

Democratic Governors Association head Gov. Peter Shumlin urges voters to replace Gov. Haley

South Carolina voters have "buyer's remorse" and should make a change come November to kick out Gov. Nikki Haley for failing to lead on a number of issues, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, the head of the Democratic Governors Association, said in an interview Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Nikki Haley, Camden, SC

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont looks for housing for child refugees from Central America

Gov. Peter Shumlin has asked the mayor of Burlington to identify facilities in Vermont that could temporarily house immigrant children from Central America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base

The Oregonian

Marijuana news: Vermont explores implications of pot legalization

Vermont, which this year expanded access to its medical marijuana program, plans to study the potential effects of legalizing pot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Shumlin, Corren way ahead in the money race

Gov. Peter Shumlin has $1,077,000 in cash going into the election season, and has spent three times more than his opponent has raised this year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, North Pomfret, VT

Sun Journal

LePage, New Brunswick premier promise collaboration on jobs

Gov. Paul LePage and New Brunswick Premier David Alward have signed an agreement outlining greater collaboration between the state and provincial governments on economic issues.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Maine Government, Maine, John Baldacci, Deval Patrick

Bangor Daily News

Democratic Govs. Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin stump for Michaud in southern Maine

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud strolls out of Portland's Cumberland Club Monday afternoon trailed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Schumlin.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Maine, Maine Government, Portland, ME, US News

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Governors face off for tourism

CUOMO AND GOVERNOR SHUMLIN FACED OFF IN RAFT BOATS TODAY. THE DUO WENT HEAD TO HEAD TO PROMOTE THE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OUR REGION HAS TO OFFER.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, New York

The Brattleboro Reformer

Administration review of DCF delayed

In May Gov. Peter Shumlin ordered the Agency of Human Services to develop a plan to reorganize DCF, following the deaths of two toddlers involved with the department.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Rand officials to visit Vermont next week to plan marijuana study

Rand Corporation representatives will be in Vermont next week to begin work on a study of the effects that marijuana legalization might have on the state's economy, individual health and public safety.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Vermont, Vermont Government, US Governors, Chittenden, VT

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

FEMA won't fund culvert plan for Vermont roads washed out by Irene

The Obama administration launched an initiative Wednesday aimed at helping local communities better prepare for the impacts of climate change, but one of Vermont's key recommendations to the president was not included.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Vermont, US Governors

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Vermont Asked To Consider Housing Undocumented Border Kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, US Governors

Free Republic

Vt. will consider hosting migrant children

The Shumlin administration is entertaining an initial inquiry from the federal government about hosting some of the migrant children from Central America who have been arriving at the country's southern border by the thousands in recent months.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Pot legalization study underway

LEGALIZE, REGULATE AND TAX POT SALES. WPTZ'S BRIDGET SHANAHAN JOINS US NOW WITH MORE ON WHAT THIS COULD MEAN FOR THE FUTURE, BRIDGET? THIS POT STUDY IS A RESULT OF A BILL THE LEGISLATURE PASSED THIS SESSION -- WHICH WAS INSPIRED IN PART BY THE RECENT LEGALIZATION OF THE DRUG IN COLORADO AND WASHINGTON.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Marijuana

Windsor Beacon

Beer flights cleared for takeoff in Vermont

Jay Lafountain was fined $200 for allowing a row of beer samples to be served at his Vermont Taphouse restaurant in Williston.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Vermont, US Governors, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

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