Election excitement trickles down to local campaigns

Four years ago, 60 percent of Americans voted in the presidential election.  That was the highest turnout since 1968. Even more Americans are expected to vote next week.    But is excitement over the presidential campaigns trickling down to local races?    VPR’s Nina Keck talked with voters, candidates and campaign volunteers in Rutland County and filed this report.  

Legislative Priorities

When the Legislature convened in January, we talked with leaders from all three of Vermont’s major parties about their hopes and expectations for the 2008 session. Now, with the session at an end, we check back in to see how it all worked out. Also, Candace Page talks about citizen science, and we hear the first in our series My Vermont — essays by our listeners on life in the Green Mountain State.