The General Election ballot in Vermont shows five candidates for
governor. Among the lesser known candidates is independent Emily Peyton
of Putney. She’s outspoken against the influence of money in politics,
supports industrial hemp as a means to address energy and environmental
issues and says creating a state bank could bolster Vermont’s economic
footing. We learn more about Payton’s platform and her motivation to run
for governor, and she takes your calls. Submit questions
for Emily Peyton to firstname.lastname@example.org.
in the program, Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Two Vermonters have died
from the mosquito-borne illness, and its also been found in emus and
horses. Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen explains the state’s response
so far, and what options Vermont has going forward to contain the rare
by deadly disease. Dr. Chen takes your calls, or you can write to email@example.com.