Vermont Edition brings you news and conversation about issues affecting your life. Hosts Jane Lindholm and Bob Kinzel consider the context of current events through interviews with news makers and people who make our region buzz.
Vermont Labor Commissioner On Unemployment Fraud, Work Search Requirement
Thousands of false unemployment claims have been filed with the Vermont Department of Labor during the pandemic. This hour, we talk with the Labor Commissioner about this fraud, and the reinstatement of the work requirement to receive unemployment benefits.
Health Update: State Urges Younger Vermonters To Get Vaccinated
State health officials are concerned that many young people are choosing not to get a COVID-19 vaccination because of what they've read on the internet. In our weekly health update, we take a look at the state's efforts to reach out to younger Vermonters, plus other COVID-19 news.
What's In Biden's Infrastructure Package? We Talk With Congressman Peter Welch
President Joe Biden has outlined plans to spend $4 trillion on a massive infrastructure package and a proposal to provide paid family leave, expanded child care and free tuition at community colleges. This hour, we talk through these issues with Congressman Peter Welch and answer your questions.
Health Update: J&J Pause Lifted, CDC Issues New Outdoor Mask Guidance For Vaccinated People
With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine back in use, the state of Vermont is back on track with its vaccination goals to allow the state to lift most COVID-19 restrictions by July 4. In our weekly health update, we hear more about this, plus new outdoor mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A 101 Guide To Understanding Vermont's Pension Funds
Vermont's pension funds for state employees and teachers face a multi-billion-dollar unfunded liability. How did this happen? And where do we go from here? This hour, we take a wide-ranging look at Vermont's pension funds and answer your questions.
Health Update: Latest On Vaccination From The Health Department, Nulhegan Abenaki Chief Don Stevens
As of Monday, people 16 and older and now eligible to be vaccinated in Vermont. In our weekly health update, we talk through the latest COVID-19 news with the Vermont Department of Health, and we hear about efforts underway to increase vaccine uptake within the Nulhegan Abenaki community.
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Jane Lindholm does an amazing job of ferreting out the issues that are critical to all of us living in Vermont. She has a wonderful interview style - kind, calm, insightful. Her show is on daily, and I am continually amazed at how many topics of interest and significance there are to cover in our small state. Thank you, Jane. Thank you, Vermont Public Radio and everyone who contributes financially to keep Vermont Edition on the air. I'd give Vermont Edition a 5+ star if it were available.
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Sept 1 show
Didn't see the show on best and worst jobs from Sept 1.