vermont http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Vermont has two Senators but only one Congressman.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the three need to work together well to be successful.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86082 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch "Mud Season" By Ellen Stimson http://wamc.org/post/mud-season-ellen-stimson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a self-deprecating fashion, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Mud Season</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> chronicles </span><a href="http://www.ellenstimson.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Ellen Stimson’s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> transition from city life to rickety Vermont farmhouse.</span></p><p>When she decides she wants to own and operate the old-fashioned village store in idyllic Dorset, pop. 2,036, one of the oldest continually operating country stores in the country, she learns the hard way that “improvements” are not always welcomed warmly by folks who like things just fine the way they’d always been.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85160 at http://wamc.org "Mud Season" By Ellen Stimson Vermont Governor Focuses On One Issue During State Of State Address http://wamc.org/post/vermont-governor-focuses-one-issue-during-state-state-address <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin focused on a single issue during his State of the State speech Wednesday afternoon. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81476 at http://wamc.org Vermont Governor Focuses On One Issue During State Of State Address Former Vt. City Manager Wants New Trial http://wamc.org/post/former-vt-city-manager-wants-new-trial <p></p><p></p><p>A former city manager of Winooski, Vermont, fired more than five years ago is asking for a new trial, saying a jury got it wrong when it found the city didn't dismiss him on religious grounds.</p><p>Joshua Handverger was dismissed in 2008 after nearly a year as city manager. Handverger, who is Jewish, sued the city, saying the dismissal hearing scheduled by the City Council fell on Rosh Hashanah. He said that interfered with his right to practice his religion with his family in Massachusetts.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:51:09 +0000 Jaired Crofut 78823 at http://wamc.org Former Vt. City Manager Wants New Trial Oldcastle Theatre Company http://wamc.org/post/oldcastle-theatre-company-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Formed by five New York actors in 1972, the <a href="http://www.oldcastletheatre.org/">Oldcastle Theatre Company</a> in Bennington, VT is thrilled to be celebrating their 42nd Anniversary!</p><p>Oldcastle began as a touring company, settled in a few different spots between 1977 and 2012 when it moved to its new artistic home in downtown Bennington at 331 Main Street.</p><p>Plays developed at Oldcastle have been produced in more than 25 states and in such foreign countries as South Africa, Canada, Spain and Argentina.</p><p>Oldcastle Theatre Company’s current show is The Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig. It’s a mad-cap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with...golf.</p><p>Founding member and Producing Artistic Director, Eric Peterson joins us.</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71268 at http://wamc.org Oldcastle Theatre Company Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch discusses the Farm Bill with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65815 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The IRS scandal has invited criticism from both sides of the aisle.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that the public trust has been violated.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65814 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Student loan debt is close to crisis levels for many people.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that interest rates must not increase.</p><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65813 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Bernie Sanders http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-bernie-sanders-4 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The debate over Social Security now includes the phrase “Chained CPI.”</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that benefit programs like Social Security are in fine shape for the future.</p><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 64525 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Bernie Sanders http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-bernie-sanders-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The income gap is wider than ever.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time to ask the 1 percent to do its fair share.</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 64524 at http://wamc.org