With tag: state_house
Opening Day of 2009-2010 Legislature
By Jane Lindholm
Report on the opening morning of the new legislative session from VPR's Bob Kinzel. Legislative leaders Patti Komline and Mike Obuchowski discuss how both sides of the aisle will work together amid budget cuts and economic concern. And the story behind a prominent bust of Abraham Lincoln that stands in the Statehouse.
Statehouse Police chief Janawicz dies
who modernized the Capitol Police during his 13 years heading security at the
Statehouse, has died after battling lung cancer. He was 62.
VPR Evening News October 19th, 2007
By Neal Charnoff
Outgoing Public Safety Commissioner Kerry Sleeper says the impact of drug use is the biggest challenge facing Vermont's law enforcement community; The Vermont Institute of Natural Science dedicates its Quechee campus in honor of Senator Jim Jeffords and his late wife, Liz; Peace activists adorn the Statehouse with symbolic flags representing those killed in
Iraq; and commentator Paul Richardson remembers the Cuban Missile Crisis.
A Fall tour of the Statehouse
By Patti Daniels
Last fall we joined a group of tourists at the Statehouse and went along on a tour led by Jim Murray, one of the volunteer guides. With visitors arriving by the busload for early glimpses of fall foliage, it seems appropriate to take that tour once again.
Midday Report: August 1, 2007
By Steve Delaney
Vermont's fourteen hospitals are before a state review board today, asking for revenue increases that average 10%; a statehouse cook off kicks off Eat Local challenges around Vermont; a convoy hauling a monster electrical transformer continues creeping down Interstate 89 this afternoon; dozens of elected officials from cities across the country lobbied Congress this week for an end to the war in Iraq. police in Claremont, NH are accusing a former credit union teller of stealing $72 thousand.