This Sunday on “You Can Quote Me” new Covid cash relief coming to Vermont businesses. We’ll talk to the state’s Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein about who qualifies, how much businesses can get, important deadlines and if it’s enough to keep businesses afloat during the pandemic. We’ll also tell you about healthcare to go! Kerry Goulette from the Community Health Centers of Burlington joins us to talk about a new mobile medical van bringing healthcare services to Vermont’s homeless people. Host: Darren Perron
This Sunday on “You Can Quote Me,” a new survey looks at whether people who came to Vermont to “shelter in place” during the pandemic will stay. We’ll talk to one of the researchers, Richard Watts, with the Center for Research on Vermont.
This Sunday on “You Can Quote Me” U.S. Attorney for Vermont Christina Nola tells us why she’s opposed to a safe injection site in Burlington. Is cash bail classist and racist? Chittenden County State’s Attorney Sarah George says yes, so she’s no longer asking judges for it. We’ll talk to her about the move. A recap of what we learned from the nation’s leading COVID-19 expert about Vermont’s response to the pandemic. We’ll bring you more from Dr. Anthony Fauci. Plus, a bill to create a marijuana market moves forward in the Legislature. Our political reporter Calvin Cutler will bring us the latest and talks to the candidates for Governor, Phil Scott and David Zuckerman, about it.
On this “You Can Quote Me,” the Red Sox Foundation teams up with the foundation to help people in need across the region. The president of the Rutland Area NAACP says she’s being threatened. And Cat Viglienzoni discusses the new Channel 3 News at 4 p.m.
Vermont's dairy business innovation center gets a big boost in funding thanks to a federal grant. What the money will be used for and how Vermont will collaborate with its neighbors to help the dairy industry in the northeast? Plus we speak with Vermont State Police Fair and Impartial policing director Garry Scott on new traffic data. They say some racial disparity gaps continue to widen, we ask why and find out what's being done to change the curve.
Justin Remillard and Aram Bedrosian from "Learning to Fly" discuss $20,000 grant to provide instruments and lessons to underprivileged kids in Vermont; Plus, a primary day recap from political expert Chris Graff; And reacttion to the Kamala Harris VP pick from political expert Matt Dickinson.
THE BURLINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CELEBRATES A CENTURY. AND THERE'S A NEW FILM ABOUT ITS HUMBLE BEGINNINGS EARLY AVIATION IN VERMONT EXPANSIONS OVER THE YEARS CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS AND MORE. WE'LL TALK TO THE AIRPORT'S DIRECTOR THE FILM'S PRODUCER AND THE DIRECTOR AND EDITOR OF THE FILM.
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.