New Vt. Commission To Review Energy Projects

Gov. Peter Shumlin has named a new commission to consider ways to improve how energy projects are sited and approved in Vermont. The governor’s executive order follows increasingly contentious debate over large-scale wind projects.

Tax Commission Makes Its Recommendations

A special panel looking at Vermont’s tax system recommends lowering Vermont’s income taxes but also eliminating many deductions. The panel wants to reduce the sales tax rate. But it suggests broadening the tax to cover clothes and services.

HIV and AIDS in Vermont

December 1 is World AIDS Day, and we examine the progress our region has made in preventing and testing for the disease.  Also, we check in on the governor’s recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, one year later. And a French chef enlivens a country store in Tunbridge.