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Recent News Releases - Past 7 Days

April 18, 2014

Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement on today’s strong employment news:

April 18, 2014 -- “Our focus on attracting, retaining and growing good jobs continues to be reflected in Vermont's unemployment rate, which has now dropped to 3.4%, its lowest point since June 2005. Vermont now has second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, a reflection of our skilled workforce, great schools, remarkable quality of life, and so many other ingredients that employers look for when locating and expanding their businesses. read moreRead more

April 18, 2014

Vermont’s New Captive Insurance Legislation Signed Into Law

Governor Peter Shumlin signed new legislation passed in the State Legislature updating Vermont’s captive law, amending the reciprocal insurer section and creating a new “dormant” status for captives. Read more

April 18, 2014

It’s the Principal of the Thing: VPA Announces the 2015 Principals of the Year

Nominated by their peers and from the public at large, seven distinguished educational leaders were selected recently by the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) as the 2015 Principals of the Year. Read more

April 17, 2014

Governor Shumlin, Lt. Governor Scott and State Leaders Encourage Everyone to Green Up Vermont

Officials ask Vermonters to get involved in the 44th annual Green Up Day on Saturday, May 3   April 8, 2014 - Governor Peter Shumlin and Lt. Governor Phil Scott, alongside state, community and business leaders, town coordinators and volunteers, are asking Vermonters to join them outside for the 44th annual Green Up Day on Saturday, May 3, and help pick up trash to clean up the Green Mountain State.  read moreRead more

April 17, 2014

Department of Libraries April 2014 Newsletter

The April 2014 newsletter from the Vermont Department of Libraries is now available. To view the newsletter click here.   We invite you to spread the word to others so they can add their names to our email subscription list.   Previous editions can be found in our Newsletter Archive.  Read more

April 16, 2014

Gov. Shumlin, AOT and Emergency Management Officials Review Flooding

Coming off an all-night flood watch across the state that closed bridges and roadways, Gov. Peter Shumlin today thanked Vermont’s state and local emergency and transportation crews for another difficult shift protecting Vermonters from a powerful weather event. Read more

April 15, 2014

Minor to Moderate Flooding Likely in Areas of Vermont

A number of Vermont rivers are near their banks and are likely to flood areas from Tuesday into Wednesday night or later. Read more

April 15, 2014

Boaters Reminded to Wear Flotation Vests

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding Lake Champlain anglers and boaters that New York State boating law requires all persons aboard motorboats, canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and sailboats less than 21 feet in length to wear a personal flotation device (PFD) while on New York waters from November 1 to May 1. Read more

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