This economy has people in Vermont’s arts scene looking at practical
questions of keeping community theater, gallery exhibitions and music festivals in business. Also, two Vermont rivers may earn the congressional designation of "wild and scenic." And VPR’s Steve Zind continues our series of reports from Iran.
With state revenues lagging, officials are grappling with how to cut $30 million from the budget. We’ll talk with a legislative leader and a member of the administration about what cuts are being contemplated. Also: A Vermont author tells us how to live with pigs. And a Vermont band from the early 1960s reunites.
The attorney general and most of the state’s prosecutors are in favor of
changes that would make it easier to prosecute sex crimes. We talk with Attorney General Bill Sorrell and
Bennington County State’s Attorney Erica Marthage about why they support
these reforms. And VPR’s Ross Sneyd joins us to analyze how the
candidates for governor are approaching this issue.
Three Vermont lawyers are doing pro bono work for detainees. They’ll explain the impact of last month’s Supreme Court ruling, and update us on the results of hearing on Tuesday that might clarify the next steps for court proceedings.