The department looks to find $10 million dollars in savings, and it could involve releasing non-violent offenders early. Also, the increased visibility of Vermont’s Chief Justice, and an update on the wool market.
cost-saving proposal that would restructure the state’s five different courts into a unified
overseen by the Vermont Supreme Court is moving through the Legislature. But there’s disagreement over the future role of side
judges in the plan.
A legislative commission appointed to look at how Vermont’s courts run, says it’s found at least $1 million in savings, and ways to be more efficient. Also, we hear from an Afghan woman who is working to protect women’s rights.