Incoming Education commissioner Armando Vilaseca says the state needs to have a discussion about appropriate
levels of education funding – and he argues this can’t happen using the
Students returned to classes at the Sutton School this morning after an extended vacation; Vermont banks report that their industry is in good shape and has actually benefited from some of the economic downturn; more…
Governor Jim Douglas says lawmakers used every
penny in the cookie jar in crafting this year’s budget. We talk with Senate Appropriations Chair Susan Bartlett and Finance Commissioner Jim Reardon about what they forecast for next year’s budget. Also, an upcoming conference at Dartmouth looks to uncover the "Human Algorithm." And we continue our series of My Vermont essays.
Congressman Peter Welch says he’s going to push this
afternoon for more oversight of contractors working overseas for the U.S.
government; the maple sugaring season is slowing down around the state, and in
some places it’s already over; more…