Rutland voters will decide how to adopt future school budgets

Voters in nearly every Vermont town have a chance to say yes or no to their school budget on Town Meeting Day. But in Rutland City, voters have traditionally trusted their elected school officials on budget matters. That may change, depending on the outcome of a controversial ballot item.

Getting By: Steve Leonard

It’s been pointed out that the definition of a living wage can vary, depending on each worker’s needs and hopes and circumstances. As part of our series on getting by, VPR’s Nina Keck spoke with Steve Leonard. He’s a 24-year-old bottle sorter at the Beer King in Rutland, and he says he’s satisfied – at least for now – with the work and the compensation.