Vermont Public is independent, community-supported media, serving Vermont with trusted, relevant and essential information. We share stories that bring people together, from every corner of our region. New to Vermont Public? Start here.

© 2024 Vermont Public | 365 Troy Ave. Colchester, VT 05446

Public Files:
WVTI · WOXM · WVBA · WVNK · WVTQ · WVTX
WVPR · WRVT · WOXR · WNCH · WVPA
WVPS · WVXR · WETK · WVTB · WVER
WVER-FM · WVLR-FM · WBTN-FM

For assistance accessing our public files, please contact hello@vermontpublic.org or call 802-655-9451.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Explore our coverage of government and politics.

Reporter Roundtable: Diving Into The Details Of Gov. Scott's 2020 Budget Address

Gov. Phil Scott delivered his 2020 budget address to lawmakers Tuesday. We're diving into the details of those proposals with a roundtable of Vermont political reporters.

In his speech, the governor focused on Vermont's demographic crisis as the top challenge facing the state. He also laid out his biggest proposals for the year, like $3 million to boost childcare subsidies and an expansion of gambling and the state lottery to help fund it.

Joining the reporter roundtable are:

The reporters will also discuss developments in the 2020 Democratic primary presidential race, including recent criticism of Sen. Bernie Sanders from two former Vermont governors and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Broadcast live on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020; rebroadcast at 8 p.m.

Bob Kinzel has been covering the Vermont Statehouse since 1981 — longer than any continuously serving member of the Legislature. With his wealth of institutional knowledge, he answers your questions on our series, "Ask Bob."
Matt Smith worked for Vermont Public from 2017 to 2023 as managing editor and senior producer of Vermont Edition.
Latest Stories