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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Immigration was a politically charged issue before President Obama outlined executive actions.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a reasonable bill might be able to pass the House — if it ever got to the floor.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Vermont’s gubernatorial race was an unexpected barnburner.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Peter Shumlin hasn’t shied away from the tough issues.

New England News
8:45 am
Sat November 29, 2014

Power Restored In Vermont

Credit Green Mountain Power

Vermont's largest electric utility says its crews have restored power to all customers left in the dark by the first major snowstorm of the season.

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North Country News
8:48 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Scott Wins Vermont Lt. Gov - Governor's Race Still Too Close To Call

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, the only statewide Republican office holder in Vermont, is going back to Montpelier for two more years.

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New England News
8:16 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Welch Cruises To House Win In Vermont

Peter Welch
Credit Photo by Pat Bradley

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrat Peter Welch has easily won a fifth term as Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, turning aside the second challenge in as many elections from Republican Mark Donka.

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New England News
7:11 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Polls Close In Vermont, Light Turnout Reported

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Polls have closed around Vermont in a mid-term election that appears to have drawn light turnout in many parts of the state.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon October 27, 2014

'Windsor Mountain School: A Beloved Berkshire Tradition'

  The Windsor Mountain School in Lenox, Massachusetts was an ahead of its time boarding school that honored diversity and became the first co-ed integrated boarding school in the Berkshires.

After being a target of the Nazi regime, Max and Gertrud Bondy came to America and opened their school in Windsor, Vermont and later moved to Lenox in 1944.

Families like the Belafontes, Poitiers and Campanellas were attracted to the school for its multi-cultural and international curriculum. Then the school closed in 1975.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue August 19, 2014

8/19/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Jim Jeffords Dies at 80
Ferguson
Glens Falls Civic Center
Mail carriers at risk
The Cost of Raising A Child

WAMC News
11:46 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Former Senator James Jeffords Dies

Sen. James Jeffords

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died. James Jeffords was 80.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Republican Leaders Discuss Vermont Revenue Predictions

Vermont Statehouse
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During a meeting in Montpelier Tuesday, state Republican leaders responded to a recent downgrade in revenue growth projections by the state’s economists.

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