Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to create a
4 year term for governor say the outlook for their plan isn’t very good this
year. It’s uncertain if the proposal will even make it to
the Senate floor for a vote.
Every two years, Vermonters go to the polls to elect the state’s
constitutional officers. But a perennial statehouse debate
asks the question, why not four-year terms? Bob Kinzel talks with
Senators Jeannette White and Bill Doyle about the pros and cons of
changing the length of one term in office. Also, a look back at the big stories in the news this week.