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Stories with person: Peter Shumlin
  • Republican hopes to unseat Senate's longest-serving member 
    Updated: May-26-16 6:13 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Republican Scott Milne made it official Thursday: He's looking to unseat the U.S. Senate's longest-serving member, Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy.

  • Vermont bans anti-gay therapy 
    Updated: May-25-16 3:47 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont is banning the use of what's called "conversion therapy," a practice aimed at changing young people's sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • Ex-Red Sox player bidding to become next Vermont governor 
    Updated: May-25-16 9:48 am

    BURLINGTON, Vermont - A former Major League Baseball player is running for governor in Vermont as a member of the Liberty Union party, which bills itself as nonviolent and socialist.

  • Clarification: Party Conventions story 
    Updated: May-20-16 7:19 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - In a story May 19, The Associated Press reported that U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy was one of four unpledged Vermont delegates to the Democratic National Convention supporting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The story should have made clear a Leahy aide says the senator's "personal support" is with Clinton but he'll vote for the candidate with the most pledged delegates, a category in which Clinton has a wide lead.

  • Governor says 8,500 Vermonters could benefit from OT rules 
    Updated: May-18-16 5:19 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin says about 8,500 Vermont workers could benefit from new overtime rules issued by the administration of President Barack Obama.

  • Reaction to President Obama's transgender directive 
    Updated: May-13-16 6:00 pm

    Below are the reactions of state leaders, parents and students to guidance from President Barack Obama's administration's directive that schools must permit transgender students to use restrooms consistent with their gender identity.

  • Automatic voter registration becomes law in Vermont 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:58 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - While voting rights advocates lament new ballot access restrictions in several states, Vermont on Thursday became the fourth state to expand access when Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill that automatically registers eligible residents to vote when they apply for a driver's license.