VPR’s Jane Lindholm speaks with VPR reporters John Dillon, Nina Keck and Bob Kinzel who went out on the campaign trail with the three leading gubernatorial candidates to hear their thoughts during the final days of campaigning.
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.
Political analysts and Governor Jim Douglas’ challengers wonder how the economy will affect the gubernatorial race; University of Vermont officials are dealing with an outbreak of illness on campus that made at least 60 people sick; more…
The financial headlines are big news in the gubernatorial race as the
challengers try to blame incumbent Governor Jim Douglas for the state’s
hard times. But Douglas says he has the experience and the fiscal
discipline to guide the state through the economic downturn.
The New Hampshire Republican nominee for
governor– Joe Kenney — got 93 percent
of the vote in last week’s primary. Kenney was running unopposed. But more than
a quarter of Republicans casting ballots skipped the governor’s race entirely.