Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks at a news conference Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at the Vermont Agency of Transportation garage in Middlesex, Vt., where he thanked workers for clearing roads from ... more 
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks at a news conference Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at the Vermont Agency of Transportation garage in Middlesex, Vt., where he thanked workers for clearing roads from Monday's heavy snowfall. Listening, at right, is state Rep. Richard Mazza, D-Chittenden/Grand Isle. Shumlin defended his decision to take a Caribbean vacation without his security detail, and without disclosing that he was on the island of Dominica until after he returned Tuesday night. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By John Curran
Wed, Mar 9, 2011 5:40 PM EST