State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding and Transportation Secretary David Dill discusses a proposal for a new gas tax to improve Vermont’s transportation infrastructure. VPR’s John Dillon examines the deep cuts that are being made to the state budget. And we listen back to some of the voices in the week’s news.
Governor Jim Douglas has come up with an emergency repair program in response
to the chorus of criticism about the state’s bad roads. But
administration officials and legislative leaders say the program is not designed
as a long-term fix for the state’s aging transportation system.