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3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Vermont labor report reveals rising unemployment rate

The Vermont Department of Labor report for the month of July revealed a continued shrinking labor force and rising unemployment rate, both statewide and in Bennington County.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Bennington County, VT, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Governors, Bennington, VT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Candidate for governor Emily Peyton touts hemp, independence

Emily Peyton is persistent. Having failed twice as an independent candidate for governor, the Putney resident this time is running as a Republican gubernatorial candidate in the Aug. 26 primary.

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Related Topix: Putney, VT, Wolcott, VT, US Governors, Brattleboro, VT, Agriculture, Science

The Bennington Banner

Vermonters for Vermonters benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand Sept. 7

On Sunday, Sept. 7, Vermonters for Vermonters will be hosting a benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand from 2-8 p.m. There will be live music by Joey Leone, Bow Thayer, Jeremy Graham, Ashley Buchart, Myk Sno, Tony Lee Thomas, as well as many speakers, from Governor Peter Shumlin to many inspiring people affected by Vermont's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, US Governors, Rutland, VT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Manchester Journal

End life support for big wind

The fate of Big Wind in Vermont is currently resting with a piece of legislation that has become hotly controversial in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Opinion

WCAX-TV Burlington

Governor candidates battle for GOP support

Tuesday's primary will settle which challenger to Gov. Peter Shumlin's re-election campaign will have the backing of Vermont's GOP.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Vermont, Wolcott, VT, Brattleboro, VT

The Deerfield Valley News

Primary voters will find choices on two ballots

Vermont has four major political parties - Republican, Democratic, Progressive, and Liberty Union - but only Republican and Democratic voters will see contested races on ballots in Tuesday's primary.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, US Governors, Putney, VT, Windham County, VT

The Bennington Banner

170 Rutland Plywood workers laid off after fire

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says a fire that destroyed a building housing the Rutland Plywood Corp. has caused 170 layoffs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Vermont

Manchester Journal

Chaos at the Helm

Almost a year ago, those of us at Campaign for Vermont clearly made the case that Vermont's fiscal ship was heading toward treacherous waters.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Lt. Gov. candidate Corren touts health-care work

Some would say that was a political vacuum: With the potential Democratic candidate bowing out, Corren -- a longtime Progressive -- has been able to pick up Democratic backing including the support of the Windham County Democratic Committee.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WVNY

A Dozen Locations Vermont Considered to Help House Immigrants

It was a simple email to Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger but Rosemary Yaecker was offering her time to help immigrant children if they came to Vermont.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors

The Miami Herald

New England govs' regional energy effort in doubt

A nearly yearlong effort by New England's governors to address the region's soaring energy costs has been put on hold.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Maggie Hassan, Paul LePage, Lincoln Chafee

The Brattleboro Reformer

Hospitals: Cut to Medicaid rate increase is bad omen for single-payer

State hospital officials say the Shumlin administration's decision to rescind a slight increase in the Medicaid reimbursement rate doesn't bode well for the governor's signature single payer health care initiative.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US Governors, Montpelier, VT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

GOP candidates for Governor debate in Essex

Three of Vermont's four Republican candidates for governor squared off at a debate in Essex Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jim Douglas

The Bennington Banner

Vermont gets 2 new top human resources officials

The department of Vermont state government responsible for managing the state's workforce will have two new leaders starting next month.

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The Bennington Banner

Gov. Shumlin and Director Flynn: Vermont communities should prepare...

Gov. Peter Shumlin and Joe Flynn, Director of Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security, today urged communities to prepare for new criteria related to state disaster relief funding that will go into effect in October.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

State tax receipts miss targets in July

State revenue missed expected collections again in July, according to a monthly report released Thursday by the Agency of Administration.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Gov. Shumlin away on vacation for two weeks

Gov. Peter Shumlin will be away for the next two weeks in Nova Scotia. The governor is leaving to spend time with his family at his second home in Cape Breton, according to his press secretary, Sue Allen.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Some reaction to the death of ex-U.S. Sen. Jeffords

Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday at the age of 80. Some reaction to his death: "While we are saddened by our father's passing, we take comfort in the knowledge that he lived a full life, from the hills of Vermont to the halls of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, Vermont, US Governors

WCAX-TV Burlington

Shumlin vacations in undisclosed location, Scott in charge

Lt. Governor Phil Scott will be the acting governor for the next two weeks. That's because Governor Peter Shumlin is out of the state.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Unemployment inches up in July

The Vermont Department of Labor says the seasonally-adjusted statewide jobless rate for July was 3.7 percent -- that's three-tenths of a percent point higher than the rate in June.

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Related Topix: Vermont, US Governors

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