State Loses Another Key Mental Health Official

The state mental health system has suffered another setback with the resignation of the medical director of the Vermont State Hospital. The system was already under strain with patients needing psychiatric help waiting days in emergency rooms for care.

State Sued For Pay Discrimination

The state is being sued for discrimination against a female employee in the Department of Corrections. The Vermont Human Rights Commission says the state failed to provide equal pay to Lynne Silloway, an administrative services coordinator at the DOC.

Removing Barriers In Public Places

A spotlight on accessibility issues across the state with guests Robert Appel of the Vermont Human Rights Commission and Sarah Launderville of the Vermont Center for Independent Living; checking in with Jack Lindley at the Republican National convention; and a report from the new cadets at Norwich University.

Police, community track racial profiling

For the past six months, police officers in four Chittenden county communities have been recording the race of each person they stop for a traffic violation.  Their efforts are part of a community and law enforcement collaboration called Uncommon Alliance. 

Documenting racial profiling

We look into a community group that’s behind the push for four Chittenden county police departments to track the race of motorists they stop for traffic violations.  Also, a live performance from Vermont singer songwriter Lisa Piccirillo.