Today, Governor Douglas announced his intention to veto S115, which has not completed the legislative process. The governor s announcement today undermines the legislative process is disrespectful to Vermonters who come to the people s house to weigh in on the important matters of our time, said Speaker Shap Smith. History will judge Jim Douglas on the wrong side of this issue. Today is a sad day for Vermont, said Senate President Pro Tem Peter Shumlin. The governor may choose to veto a bill, but he cannot veto love and commitment.