Democratic candidate for governor Gaye Symington discusses the key issues facing the state’s economy. A report on how downtown Rutland has recovered from flooding in summer rainstorms. And a bonsair grower reveals the art of cultivating tiny trees.
Anthony Pollina’s independent campaign for governor got a boost from a federal court ruling on campaign finance recently. We talk with about the three-way race for governor. Also, an audio postcard from Old Bennington.
Vermont Edition continues a series of one-on-one interviews with candidates for statewide office with incumbent Governor Jim Douglas. Also, news analaysis from VPR’s John Dillon and a snapshot of voices in the week’s news.
Vermont Democrats accuse Governor Jim Douglas of waging a negative personal campaign against Gaye Symington; Vermont dairy farmers face more tough times; new poll in New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate race shows Senator John Sununu and former Governor Jeanne Shaheen are virtually tied.
Anthony Pollina’s campaign for governor has been hit with questions about his party affiliation and financing – but he’s still campaigning hard and stating his position on a number of key issues. Also, how schoolkids are reducing their carbon footprints by walking and biking to school.