Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito

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.

Role Of Side Judges Debated In Court Restructuring

A cost-saving proposal that would restructure the state’s five different courts into a unified system 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.

Changing Vermont’s Courts

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.