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FEMA's fight against COVID. An official joins us to discuss what's being done to help Vermont and New Hampshire; Also, the legal expert weigh in on forced school mergers after a new Vermont Supreme Court rulings: Plus, a young LGBTQ activist gets national attention from "Teen Vogue" and 'GLAD," named atop 20 under 20 honoree; And the Trump administration rescinds rules on foreign students studying online.
We talk to Run Vermont executive director Peter Delaney about cancelling the Vermont City Marathon. Also, what can Vermont learn from Texas? like Vermont, Texas was once praised for its COVID-19 response. We'll talk to former Vermont reporter, Zach Despart, who is now covering the spike in cases in Houston. Plus, strict new rules for returning college students in Vermont. Former Norwich University president Richard Schneider discusses the task force he led that set up the strict new rules.
Campaign 2020 profile of Lt. Gov. Zuckerman; Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, an art history professor, discusses the meaning behind monuments as the country continues to debate removing them; And Montpelier Police Chief Anthony Facos talks about retirement, race relations, defunding police, and his successor.
Analysis from attorney Susan Murray on the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on LGBTQ workplace discrimination; Also, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen wonders why China needed to supply the U.S. with PPE during the pandemic; Plus, what would policing look like in Burlington if the force was cut by 30%? We hear from Deputy Chief Jon Murad.
COTS Executive Director Rita Markley discusses the state’s plan to move homeless people into permanent housing; Analysis of the presidential contests in three key states from Washington correspondent Kyle Midura; And, Carolyn Weir of the McClure Foundation talks about the organization’s gift of a free college courses to graduating seniors.
Gov. Phil Scott says he wants to improve race relations in Vermont. We'll discuss that with Xusana Davis, the state's first racial equity director; Plus, Vermont's Episcopal Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown discusses the scathing letter she wrote about President Trump's controversial photo-op.
Vt. Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore answers questions on the reopening of Vermont Parks; plus Vt. Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts discusses the plight of failing farms and outline financial help now available; and Political Reporter Calvin Cutler outlines Phil Scott's $400 million stimulus plan.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger discusses the city's coronavirus response; Also, we talk with the producer "A Spirited Response," a video on how some local breweries are shifting production from beer to hand sanitizer.
A Vermont hospital is part of an experiment that could help healthcare workers quickly figure out whether someone already had Coronavirus and recovered. Also we speak with Education Chancellor Jeb Spaulding about withdrawing his recommendation to close VTC Randolph, NVU Johnson, and NVU Lyndon.
Guest Jeb Spaulding, chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges System, discusses the likely closure of three Vermont college campuses. Also, who has the power to reopen the state's economy? The president, Congress or the state? A new twist on the debate. Plus, Rep. Peter Welch gives an update on increasing federal relief aid. And Gowns for Good. Meet UVM medical professional Than Moore who's turning graduation gowns into personal protective gear for hospital workers during the pandemic.
An update on the coronavirus in Vermont and the governor's extended stay-at-home order; Vt. Commerce Secretary Lindsay Kurrle discusses lost business revenues, unemployment claims and new restrictions on guest lodgings; Political analyst Mark Rom talks about Bernie Sanders ending his presidential campaign; Plus, deputy mental health commissioner Mourning Fox on the Grenon report; And, we chat with the Vermont inventor Jason Bates about his creation -- the Vermontilator.
Vt. Attorney General T.J. Donovan discusses COVID-19 limits on lodging; Historian Michael Sherman looks at parallels with the 1918 Spanish Flu; Plus, Linda Johnson with Prevent Child Abuse Vermont; And, a tribute to WCAX broadcasting legend Tony Adams.
An update on coronavirus testing in Vermont; UVMMC's Dr. Tim Lahey discuss when the illness might peak in Vermont; Vermont Law School Professor Jared Carter discusses the stay-at-home order;Plus, Bishop Christopher Coyne discusses how the church wants people of all faiths to join together during the crisis.
Vt. Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts discusses the impact of the coronavirus on the state's dairy industry and food systems; Plus, Erin Sigrist with the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association, discusses assistance available to help small businesses and the challenges grocers are having keeping the shelves stocked.
Jane Sanders discusses what Bernie Sanders is like out of the media spotlight and how she thinks he can win; Plus, Progressive Party leader Josh Wronski on the the Burlington City Council election shake up.
Vt. Attorney General T.J. Donovan discusses how his office is protecting the state's most vulnerable population; Scott Fleishman talks with Elle Purrier about her record-breaking run; Plus, Vt. Public Safety Commissioner Mike Schirling discusses hiring practices for the Vermont State Police.
Middlebury College Political Science Professor Matt Dickinson provides analysis of the Iowa caucus. "Face the Nation" Moderator Margaret Brennan looks at the impeachment trial. WCAX's Calvin Cutler joins us to dig deeper into the governor's veto of paid family leave. Plus, Ike Bendavid discusses his recent special report looking at Border Patrol agents along the Canadian border.
Gov. Phil Scott discusses what he's hoping to get done this year; Our Adam Sullivan joins us to explain how the Iowa caucuses work; plus, how the coronavirus is imapcting study abroad programs for local students.
The Army Mountain Warfare School in Jericho is getting a major upgrade thanks to $30 million in new defense spending; also, farmers in the Northeast Kingdom now have a new way to get their products to you and your family.
We get a first look at the Greater Burlington YMCA's new digs. The organization's president, Kyle Dodson, joins us to talk about its upcoming grand opening. And a Christmas message from Bishop Christopher Coyne.
A conversation with outgoing Burlington City Council President Kurt Wright; an update with the USS Vermont commissioning team; plus, Rep. Peter Welch speaks with our Kyle Midura about the impeachment vote.
Congressman Welch responds to bombshell testimony during the impeachment hearing. Also, the wives of two men who likely died from exposure to burn pits in war zones join me to discuss how they're raising awareness, money for cancer causes and honoring their husband's memories.
Guest UVM President Suresh Garimella talks accessibility and affordability at the university. Plus John Klar, Republican for Vt. Governor, on why he's challenging Phil Scott and his campaign's top priorities. Guest Deputy Consul General from China, Jin Qian, discusses relations between China and the U.S.
Guests Nick Fortin & Col. Jason Batchelder, of the Vt. Fish & Wildlife are talking about new deer hunting rules, the health of the herd, and diseases they're monitoring closely.
Plus Comedian Kevin Allison talks about his podcast featuring people telling true stories they never thought they'd share in public, including Vermonters.
UVM political scientist Lisa Holmes on the latest Democratic presidential debate; Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey win Pulitzers for their investigation that took down Harvey Weinstein; Plus, author Adam Alpert discusses his new book, "We Have No Crash Policy."
We hear from Tom Cullins, plus a special report on suicide: "There were no signs." Also Dr. Mark Levine, Vt. Health Commissioner on why he doesn't support decriminalizing buprenorphine in Vermont. Lt. Eli Hogan & Lt. Col. Chris Gookin of the Vt. National Guard and David Bellavia, Medal of Honor Recipient.
Vt. Adj Gen. Brig. Gen Knight discusses probable deployment for the Vt. National Guard. Also Brenda Torpy, Champlain Housing Trust CEO talks about how new numbers show even with housing development happening in Chittenden County, the cost for you to rent or buy probably isn't going down.