The Douglas administration and legislative leaders are aiming to cut $37 million from the state’s budget. VPR’s Ross Sneyd explains the budget shortfall and the process for making cuts. Then Gov. Douglas joins us to explain the budget priorities and take your calls.
December 1 is World AIDS Day, and we examine the progress our region has made in preventing and testing for the disease. Also, we check in on the governor’s recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, one year later. And a French chef enlivens a country store in Tunbridge.
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.