State Senator John Campbell says a woman called and threatened to blow up his house for wanting to introduce a same sex marriage bill next year; Gov. Jim Douglas says he does not want to tap into the state rainy day fund to help deal with a $63 million budget deficit; more…
Two lawmakers who serve on the Corrections Oversight Committee join us on the next Vermont Edition to look at the capacity and budget of our Corrections Department. Also, why Vermont is one of two states that lets prisoners vote. And guided tour of Burlington’s ghostly haunts.
Senate has strongly endorsed an initiative that backers hope will significantly
reduce domestic violence in Vermont.
The legislation allocates roughly $1.5 million to a variety of prevention and enforcement programs.
Lawmakers from the Democratic Republican and Progressive
parties join us to discuss their top priorities for the year, and VPR’s Steve
Zind reports on why the intricacies of lawmaking leave few bills
standing for a floor vote.