We look at what goes into preparing a town budget and the steps it goes through for approval. Plus, two UVM professors discuss research exploring a link between a specific hormone and PTSD. And we hear the First Baptist Church of Brattleboro’s 103-year-old Estey pipe organ.
VPR’s Jane Lindholm speaks with Steven Jeffrey, the Executive Director of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns about issues on the minds of municipal officials now preparing their budgets for Town Meeting.
School budgets fared very well on Town Meeting Day; voters rejected only 9
— the lowest number in many years; excitement over the presidential
primary helped Vermont set a record for primary election turnout on
Political analyst Eric Davis joins
Jane Lindholm for a final analysis of Vermont’s outcome in yesterday’s
Democratic contests. Also, the directors of the School Boards Association and the
Superintendents Association assess how school budgets faired across the state. And
we listen back to some of the sounds of Town Meeting Day.