Governor Peter Elliott Shumlin's Public Statements


Full Name: Peter Elliott Shumlin
Current Office: Governor, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Deborah; 2 Children: Olivia, Rebecca
Birth Date: 03/24/1956
Birth Place: Putney, VT
Home City: Putney, VT
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Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Jobs Issue Position: Equal Rights Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Agriculture 7/17/14 Gov. Shumlin, Others Celebrate New Law Legalizing Sampler Flights of Beer, Wine, and Liquor 7/17/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank 7/11/14 Gov. Shumlin and the University of Vermont Announce New Cabinet-Level Graduate Internship Program 7/07/14 Governor Schumlin Awards $1.25 Million Community Grant to Rutland 7/02/14 Gov. Shmulin Announces Two Energy Programs at Solar Summer Stop in Morrisville 7/01/14 Gov. Shmulin, Congressional Represenatatives, Lawmakers, Advocates, and Others Celebrate Opening of Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital 6/24/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Economic Development Bill 6/17/14 Governor Patrick Joins with New England Governors in Massachusetts for Announcement of Regional Strategy to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic 6/11/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Emergency Efficiency Bill to Promote Clean Heating Technologies 6/10/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Toxics Bill Designed to Protect Children from Potentially Dangerous Chemicals 6/09/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Law Raising Minimum Wage to $10.50 per Hour by 2018 6/04/14 Gov. Shumlin Announces "Great Jobs in Vermont Campaign" 6/02/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Largest Investment in Transportation Infrastructure in State History 5/29/14 Gov. Shumlin, Commissioner Mears Release Lake Champlain Cleanup Plan 5/29/14 Eight State Alliance Releases Plan to Put 3.3 Million Zero Emission Vehicles on the Road 5/23/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Law Making Quality Education Available to Every 3 & 4 Year Old 5/23/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Community Revitalization and Economic Development Bills 5/21/14 Gov. Shumlin Calls for Immediate Steps to Ensure DCF is Better Able to Protect Children 5/21/14 Ensuring We Protect Vermont's Children and Support Our Families 5/14/14 Gov. Shumlin, Joined by Auditor Hoffer, Signs 'Whistleblower Bill' 5/14/14 Gov. Shumlin Announces Community Forum on Opiate Addiction 5/12/14 Gov. Shumlin Applauds Lawmakers for Approving Vermont Strong Scholars Program 5/10/14 Creating Opportunity 5/08/14 Gov. Peter Shumlin Signs First-in-the-Nation Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling Law 5/02/14 Gov. Shumlin Announces Record Setting Paving Effort with "Fast Fix 14" 4/23/14 Gov. Shumlin Thanks Vermont's 2014 Winter Olympians for "Making Your State Proud" 4/22/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Bill to Protect Vermonters' Pensions from Predatory Lenders 4/18/14 Gov. Peter Shumlin Issued the Following Statement on Today's Strong Employment News 4/14/14 Gov. Shumlin, Lawmakers Announce Support for New Economic Development Tools 4/02/14 Gov. Shumlin Announces Health Care "Innovation Grants" to Lower Costs and Improve Care 4/01/14 Gov. Signs 'Net Metering' Economic Development Bill 3/27/14 Gov. Shumlin, Legislative Leaders and Businesses Push Jobs Agenda; Highlight Economic Progress 3/21/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Legislation Replacing Offensive Terms Used for Individuals With a Disability 3/10/14 Gov. Shumlin Calls for Increase in Vermont's Minimum Wage 2/28/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Army National Guard Cuts 2/26/14 Gov. Shumlin, Treasurer Pearce, Legislative Leaders Outline Efficiency Initiative 2/25/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs Spending Adjustment Bill for Fiscal Year '14 2/19/14 Gov. Shumlin Signs First-in-the-Nation Insurance Bill 1/29/14 Gov. Shumlin, Sec. Holcombe Announce Launch of Personalized Learning Plan Website 1/22/14 Gov. Shumlin Highlights Programs to Support Vermont Veterans 1/15/14 Gov. Shumlin Outlines Balanced Budget that Promotes Job Growth and Protects Vulnerable Vermonters 1/15/14 Gov. Shumlin Outlines Balanced Budget That Promotes Job Growth and Protects Vulnerable Vermonters