Midday Newscast: January 5, 2009

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…

Vermont’s Budget

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.

Midday Newscast April 15, 2008

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…