Gov. Peter Shumlin smiles as he enters the House before his State of the State address Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 in Montpelier, Vt. Shumlin talked up recent success in job growth, thanked those involved ... more 
Gov. Peter Shumlin smiles as he enters the House before his State of the State address Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 in Montpelier, Vt. Shumlin talked up recent success in job growth, thanked those involved in recovery from Tropical Storm Irene and vowed to avoid any increases in broad-based taxes like those on income and sales as the state seeks to close a $46 million budget gap.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Toby Talbot
Fri, Jan 6, 2012 3:31 PM EST