VT Judiciary and Douglas Administration square off over proposed budget cuts;
enrollment for Catamount health falls short of projections; regional
initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions gaining ground in
Northeast; NH fuel company fined $6,000 for 2 fuel spills in VT; Camp
Ta-Kum-Ta moving from Colchester; Deborah Luskin on boomers caught
between elderly parents and maturing children.
Experts say it’s time for the state and federal governments
to figure out new ways to pay for highways and other transportation systems;
Vermont’s Health Department has run out of a vaccine to protect people against
shingles; the University of Vermont and the Environmental Protection Agency
want to figure out the financial value of the natural world.
When former Gov. Howard Dean became chairman of the
Democratic National Committee in 2005, he put a controversial plan in place
that allocated financial resources to every state Democratic committee in the
Host Bob Kinzel talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about the farm bill, gas prices and whether a global warming bill will be strong enough to get Sanders’ support. Also, Democratic superdelegate Billi Gosh on the next steps for the Clinton campaign, and the Discover Jazz Festival wraps up in Burlington.
Gas prices have been inching up for a long time but the recent spike
is, for the first time, changing the way many of us get around. Also, gas
shortages in the early 1970s and prompted a novel plan to reduce long
lines back then. And we visit with a family that hopes to grow
most of its own food.