Raising the gas tax

The chairs of the House and Senate Transportation Committees discuss a proposed increase in the gas tax.  Also, a Norwich writer reminisces about the Upper Valley in the 1930 and 1940s.

Gas tax for road and bridge repairs

State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding and Transportation Secretary David Dill discusses a proposal for a new gas tax to improve Vermont’s transportation infrastructure. VPR’s John Dillon examines the deep cuts that are being made to the state budget. And we listen back to some of the voices in the week’s news.

Midday Newscast: October 16, 2008

There’s a little bit of good economic news at Vermont gas stations: Prices have dropped; State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding says it’s a good time to plan for retirement, despite the swings on Wall Street; more…