The Effect Of Health Care Reform Mandates

Federal health care mandates become law and we look at what the changes are and how they will affect you and your dependents. Also, we hear about the concept of political patronage and how it has survived. And we visit the Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival in Brattleboro.

State officials urge caution on financial troubles

Don’t make any sudden and drastic moves. That’s the advice from the state Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration as Vermonters contemplate the troubled financial markets.

Health and security of Vermont banks

With several financial sectors in turmoil and one recent bank failure in California, consumers are wondering about their own banks in this region. We look protections of savings deposits in Vermont banks, and how consumers can research the financial health of their banks.