Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Governor Shumlin’s Decision

Also – Link To Leahy Photos Of Governor Shumlin, BELOW

I talked with the Governor this morning when he called me about his decision, and I told him I'd never forget how he mobilized everyone and every resource to help our state after Irene. Neither of us will ever forget the devastation, and the resilience of Vermonters, that we saw across our state as we visited storm-ravaged communities the day the storm receded.   His ‘Vermont Strong’ resolve and his leadership in the immediate aftermath and in the long-term recovery efforts was exceptional.

Marcelle and I are deeply grateful for Governor Shumlin’s leadership and public service.  We thank him for all he has done to serve our state and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

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Senator Leahy’s photos of Governor Shumlin are available at the LINK, below.  These are two of Leahy’s photos during his tour with the Governor of the devastation after Irene; many communities that day could only be reached by helicopter.   


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