Deputy Chief of Staff Heidi Tringe to leave state government

Posted On Jan 1 2021 by

first_imgGovernor Jim Douglas today announced that Deputy Chief of Staff Heidi Tringe will be stepping down at the end of the month to pursue a new opportunity in the private sector.  On August 1, she will join the government relations firm of MacLean, Meehan and Rice LLC.“Heidi has been a critical member of my team and a key advisor during these challenging economic times,” said Governor Douglas.  “Her expertise, enthusiasm and commitment to Vermont will be greatly missed, and I wish her all the best in her next endeavor.”Tringe joined the Governor’s senior staff in January 2008 as Special Assistant, following 2 years as Legislative Affairs and Communications Director at the Agency of Human Services.  She was appointed Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs in 2009 and assumed her current position in January, 2010. “As chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), Heidi has been invaluable to me in helping navigate the many complex issues facing states in Washington and in state capitals,” the Governor remarked.  “Federal health care reform is having a major impact on states and Heidi’s ability to quickly understand and relate decisions made in Washington to the realities here in Vermont has been critical.” In addition to her work with the NGA, Heidi served as co-chair of the Governor’s Health Care Cabinet and has been liaison with numerous state agencies and other organizations. Source: Governor’s office. 7.2.2010###last_img read more


Ryan says hurling season going to plan

Posted On Sep 9 2020 by

first_imgTipp FM will have live coverage of Tipp’s trip to Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday from 2.50pm, which will be brought to you in association with Donal Ryan Motor Group Nenagh, Thurles & Roscrea and Arrrabawn Store, Tyone, Nenagh. The Premier have already booked their place in the Allianz National League quarter-finals and will find out their last eight opponents this weekend.Tipp conclude their Division 1A campaign with a trip to face Cork on Sunday.Michael is delighted that so many of his objectives have been achieved…last_img


Earthquake felt Thursday night at 11:37 p.m.

Posted On Aug 14 2020 by

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10 years of Greek financial crisis in one film

Posted On Sep 21 2019 by

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram BBC2 aired a new documentary on 4 February; in an episode titled ‘Inside Europe — Ten Years of Turmoil’, BBC follows world leaders and European ministers around summits and conferences leading up to the financial disaster.The second episode, ‘Going for Broke’, features Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy as well as former Greek Prime Minister Georgios Papandreou.The film revolves around the EU’s efforts to prevent the near bankruptcy of Greece, an effort that included the implementation of strict austerity measures that brought the Greek people to their knees and nearly sank the European Union.Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schauble, UK chancellor George Osborne and the controversial former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis also appear in the film, alongside a Donald Tusk, Francois Hollande and Matteo Renzi.The film delves into the disagreements between leaders on the future of Greece as part of the European Union and whether or not it deserved to be saved. Rebuffed by the bank managers the leaders had to come with a decision. All the EU finance ministers were summoned, even the ones not in the Euro. If the Euro fell, the EU would crash with it.Watch the video by BBC below:last_img read more