Democratic candidate for governor Gaye Symington discusses the key issues facing the state’s economy. A report on how downtown Rutland has recovered from flooding in summer rainstorms. And a bonsair grower reveals the art of cultivating tiny trees.
Anthony Pollina’s independent campaign for governor got a boost from a federal court ruling on campaign finance recently. We talk with about the three-way race for governor. Also, an audio postcard from Old Bennington.
Vermont Edition continues a series of one-on-one interviews with candidates for statewide office with incumbent Governor Jim Douglas. Also, news analaysis from VPR’s John Dillon and a snapshot of voices in the week’s news.
Anthony Pollina’s campaign for governor has been hit with questions about his party affiliation and financing – but he’s still campaigning hard and stating his position on a number of key issues. Also, how schoolkids are reducing their carbon footprints by walking and biking to school.
Democrat Gaye Symington has a tough fight ahead in the campaign for
governor. Voters are concerned about fuel prices and the
economy, and state leaders are worried about more budget cuts this Fall. We’ll talk with her about how she plans to tackle these issues.
Bob Kinzel talks with
Democrat Gaye Symington about the politics of a three-way gubernatorial race and the issues that
define her candidacy. Also on the program, news analysis with VPR
reporters and we listen back to some of the voices in the news this week.
Bob Kinzel talks with Speaker
Symington about proposed changes to school funding, budget priorities
and Vermont Yankee’s push to extend the nuclear power plant’s license
for 20 more years. Also, news analysis with VPR’s John Dillon, and we listen back to some of the voices in this week’s news.
Democrats in the
Statehouse found much common ground in Governor Jim Douglas’s new initiatives.
Members of the
majority party in Montpelier said they also want to expand health care, lower
property taxes, and add more housing in Vermont.
But the Democrats
also reiterated their opposition to leasing the state lottery.