About three dozen first-time lawmakers served in the Legislature this winter. On the next Vermont Edition, we invite them to reflect their satisfactions, disappointments and how they felt they served their constituents. Also, an update on a decades-old superfund site in Burlington.
The Primary Election is Tuesday and there are two Democrats running for lieutenant governor: former representative Tom Costello of Rutland and businessman Nate Freeman of Northfield. We’ll find out what they would do as lieutenant governor, and why they want to challenge incumbent Republican Brian Dubie.
Walter Freed and Brian Dubie join us from the Republican National Convention in Saint Paul, Minnesota to talk about the national ticket of McCain-Palin, and how Republican candidates in Vermont are approaching the November election.
Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie is under consideration for the top post at the Federal Aviation Administration; Former Vermont lawmaker John “Jack” Burgess has died at the age of 87; State officials say Vermont is entering
the peak season for deer ticks; and commentator Ted Levin on how plastic bags affect the environment.