VT Edition: Neal Lunderville and Susan Bartlett on reducing the state budget
01/23/09 1:40PM By Bob Kinzel  Download MP3
On Thursday, Governor Jim Douglas outlined his plan for shrinking the state's budget by 20% to meet falling revenues. Now lawmakers begin the work of debating his proposal, including at least 600 layoffs of state workers, an increase in premiums and co-pays for some Medicaid programs and reductions in school spending. VPR's Bob Kinzel's talks with Administration Secretary, Neale Lunderville and Senate Appropriations Chairwoman, Susan Bartlett about these issues.
Editor's Note: VPR lost communication with the Montpelier Studio during the broadcast of this interview resulting in a shorter than normal segment.