Newscast: Thursday, October 25, 7:34 a.m.
10/25/12 7:34AM By Peter Biello, Amy Kolb Noyes  Download MP3
The Shumlin administration is encouraging state employees with children to consider dropping the kids from their health care plan, and enrolling them in Dr. Dynosaur. The administration says the change could save state employees a lot of money. It could reduce the state's health care costs by millions of dollars. The Vermont Arts Council is asking the state to double its budget allocation in the next fiscal year. Without the increase, the council says it stands to lose a significant amount of federal matching dollars.