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.

SVMC struggles with $1.3 million shortfall

Bennington’s Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is grappling with an unexpected, $1.3 million shortfall. The announcement of the budget deficit in March was followed by the resignation of former CEO Harvey Yorke  and the dismissal of the hospital’s chief financial officer.