“As governor who is leaving office soon in the months ahead, I’ve cut a lot of ribbons, I’ve met a lot of great Vermonters,” said Shumlin, who is not seeking re-election to a fourth term.
“I’ve yet to cut a ribbon as exciting as this one, one where we have bled, shed more tears, worked harder, taken more heat,” the governor added, “but together gotten it done.”
Shumlin delivered his remarks outside the hotel’s doors and in full view of Burke Mountain to the more than 200 people gathered for the hotel’s grand opening ceremony late Thursday morning.
Gov. Peter Shumlin addresses employees, ski enthusiasts at Burke Mountain ribbon cutting.
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