Washington, DC – Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, issued the following statement on Governor Nikki Haley’s State of the State address:

“South Carolinians have heard it all before from Governor Haley, and they know one thing for sure: she just can’t be trusted to deliver on her word. From her cover-up of a tuberculosis outbreak to failing to inform 6.4 million consumers and businesses that their financial information had been hacked, Nikki Haley has proven that she’s just not very good at being governor. And what’s worse is that she refuses to hold herself or her administration accountable for their failures.

“South Carolina needs a governor who will work in a bipartisan way to create jobs, rebuild a crumbling infrastructure and restore faith and integrity in a broken state government. That’s exactly the governor Vincent Sheheen will be.”


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