Vermont Summer Olympians

Only a handful of Vermonters have competed in the Summer Olympics and a few of them join us to share their memories of reaching the highest goal in athletics. Also in the program, the Vermont Supreme Court will be hearing a case that tries to determine what the death of a pet is worth.

Funding Vermont’s Courts

Vermont’s court system is facing a $1 million deficit this fiscal year. Chief Justice Paul Reiber says it’s part of a chronic underfunding problem that’s just beginning to impact the court system. We talk with the Chief Justice and the state’s court administrator about why Vermont’s courts are in such bad financial shape, and possible ways to deal with the budget shortfall.