Peter Shumlin

Election Day: 10 new governors to take office


Ten new governors, including Pennsylvania's Tom Wolf, will take control of state governments following Tuesday’s mid-term elections that saw 36 governorships contested around the country.

Election Day primer for governor races


With 36 governorships up for re-election, Tuesday's elections could bring widespread changes to state governments and state IT offices. Here's what to watch.

Vermont receives $19 million grant for health department


Peter Shumlin and Health Commissioner Harry Chen announced today that the Vermont Department of Health will receive a five-year, .9 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to increase early intervention and treatment of young adults at risk for substance abuse.

Vermont Gov. Shumlin announces broadband agency transition


Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced that the responsibilities of Connect Vermont, the temporary office created to expand high-speed broadband internet access statewide by the end of 2013, will be transferred to the Agency of Commerce & Community Development, under Secretary Lawrence Miller.

Vermont invest $5 million in cell service expansion


The Vermont Telecommunications Authority Board has approved a million grant to expand cellular service within 19 areas.