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Gov. Shumlin http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1205/all en Editorial: The mark of leadership http://addisonindependent.com/201301editorial-mark-leadership <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> In his State of the State Address last Thursday, Gov. Peter Shumlin proposed a provocative question: &ldquo;Success in the new economy depends on an educated worforce with skills beyond high school in science, computer technology, engineering and math. I ask you: Is Vermont prepared to meet this challenge? Are we ready to harness this opportunity so critical to our future prosperity?&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;The plain truth is,&rdquo; he answered, &ldquo;we are not.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14923">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301editorial-mark-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial editorial Gov. Shumlin Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:56:52 +0000 14923 at http://addisonindependent.com Shumlin delivers State of the State address http://addisonindependent.com/201301shumlin-delivers-state-state-address <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s note: Gov. Peter Shumlin took the oath of office to start his second term as governor on Thursday. The following is Gov. Shumlin&rsquo;s State of the State Address, which he delivered in the Vermont Statehouse after his swearing in ceremony.</em></p> <p> Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the General Assembly, members of our National Guard, fellow Vermonters:</p> <p> Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your governor for another term. It is an honor to serve, and every day I am grateful for this extraordinary privilege.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14918">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301shumlin-delivers-state-state-address" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Gov. Shumlin legislature Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:53:32 +0000 Addison Independent 14918 at http://addisonindependent.com Who should lead Vermont's search and rescue operations? http://addisonindependent.com/201209who-should-lead-vermonts-search-and-rescue-operations <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; Vermont Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Patrick Berry delivered a well-orchestrated message to the Legislature&rsquo;s Search and Rescue Strategic Plan Development Committee last week: The Shumlin administration has determined that search and rescue in Vermont will remain under the primary jurisdiction of the Vermont State Police.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13229">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201209who-should-lead-vermonts-search-and-rescue-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Featured Gov. Shumlin Montpelier search and rescue Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:44:50 +0000 13229 at http://addisonindependent.com Shumlin outlines path to prosperity http://addisonindependent.com/201203shumlin-outlines-path-prosperity <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11145" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203shumlin-outlines-path-prosperity"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/guvslunch4425.thumbnail.jpg" alt="guvslunch4425.jpg" title="guvslunch4425.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GOV. PETER SHUMLIN speaks to a full house at the Rikert Ski Center in Ripton Monday afternoon. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> RIPTON &mdash; At the annual Governor&rsquo;s Lunch on Monday, Gov. Peter Shumlin outlined the five major initiatives he says are necessary to raise the amount of money in Vermonters&rsquo; pockets.</p> <p> &ldquo;We&rsquo;ve got to raise income,&rdquo; he told a group of more than 60 gathered at Ripton&rsquo;s Rikert Nordic Center for the event, an annual component of the Addison County Legislative Breakfast series.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11135">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203shumlin-outlines-path-prosperity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ripton Featured Gov. Shumlin jobs vaccination Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:49:07 +0000 Andrew Stein 11135 at http://addisonindependent.com Shumlin looks to use momentum from Irene http://addisonindependent.com/201201shumlin-looks-use-momentum-irene <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; Gov. Peter Shumlin on Jan. 5 exhorted lawmakers to attack such issues as health care reform, drug abuse and improving public education with the same zeal and creativity that Vermonters showed in rebuilding the state&rsquo;s roads and bridges following Tropical Storm Irene last August.</p> <p> And Addison County lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said they were up for the challenge.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10430">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201201shumlin-looks-use-momentum-irene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Gov. Shumlin Irene state of the state Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:00:05 +0000 John Flowers 10430 at http://addisonindependent.com