The City of Rutland is grappling with a crisis in its Police Department, stemming from a child pornography investigation focused on an officer. The situation has led to a vote of no-confidence in the police chief, a question that’s divided the city’s Police Commission and the Board of Aldermen. As concerns about leadership grow, we talk with Mayor Chris Louras about how the police investigation is being handled, and other critical issues facing Rutland.
Also in the program, environmental reporter Candace Page explains the national context of the EPA’s recent decision to re-evaluate Vermont’s Lake Champlain cleanup goals. The move is part of a broader effort to enforce the Clean Water Act. Listen