Wait List For Housing Assistance Will Close

The Vermont State Housing Authority is going to stop adding names to its waiting list for Section 8 housing, and we examine the factors that have contributed to this situation. Also, an update on the general election and how the campaigns spent the holiday weekend. And we begin a four-part series on the life of a Vermont soldier in Afghanistan.

Voices in the week’s news: May 29, 2009

Bennington’s Southwestern Vermont Medical Center grappled with a shortfall, Vermonters weighed in on President Obama’s Supreme Court nomination. These were some of the voices in the news this week:

Secretary of State Deb Markowitz

Bob Kinzel talks with Secretary of State Deb Markowitz about two election-related bills that have been vetoed, and their implications for the November election. VPR’s Ross Sneyd analyzes the top stories this week, and we listen back to some of the voices in the week’s news.