Vermont Workers' Center: Hosted by Stauch Blaise 08/28/2015

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with guest James Haslam, Director of Rights & Democracy, and Elise Geaves, Canvasser for Rights & Democracy about the upcoming Labor Day Celebration and Rad Launch Party. For more info visit:

Join Rights & Democracy and their partners for this special Burlington Labor Day Celebration.
RAD is a new working families organization pushing for a progressive economic agenda and creating good jobs while protecting the environment. Join the launch party and celebrate VT’s growing labor movement. Free food, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, kids’ bouncy house, great music and much more.

Preservation Burlington: Historic Painted Theater Curtains 08/27/2015

Guest Host Jacob Mushlin, speaks with Christine Hadsel, Director of Curtains Without Borders, a conservation project dedicated to documenting and preserving historic painted scenery.  More informatoin on the organization:

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Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 08/26/2015

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

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ECOS in Action: Lake Champlain Water Quality Efforts 08/20/2015

The EPA released water quality goals for Lake Champlain in mid-August with the state proposing ways to achieve those goals.  Phospherus reduction is a major focus of both reports.Diane Meyerhoff hosts Dan Albrecht, Senior Planner with Chittenden County Reginal Planning Commission, Mary Borg, Department of Environmental Conservation's Watershed Management Division, and Alyssa Schuren, Commissiner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation in a discussion on the draft TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Loads) and the impacts of reaching the target numbers. ECOS is a project of

Health in Aging: My Five Wishes 08/13/2015

A panel discussion about the options available as we age. This months discussion is about the My Five Wishes program along with the steps to be made to ensure final wishes are carried out as they should be.

Governor Peter Shumlin: Gov. Shumlin Press Conference - Health Connect Update 08/11/2015

Outline the progress being made on Vermont Health Connect moving toward the Nov. 1 open enrollment.

Senator Patrick Leahy: New Funding for Vermont Opioid Treatment 08/07/2015

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), announces a grant he secured to expand treatment for opioid addiction in Vermont. He will be joined by Kathryn Power, Regional Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen, and Vermont Agency of Human Services Secretary Hal Cohen.

Road to Recovery - Preventing and Addressing Homelessness Among People With Mental And/Or Substance Use Disorders 08/01/2015

Road to Recovery - Preventing and Addressing Homelessness Among People With Mental And/Or Substance Use Disorders

Vote for Vermont - John Sayles 07/29/2015

Pat McDonald talks with John Sayles of the Vermont Food Bank about food insecurity in Vermont.

Vermont Workers' Center: With Guest Ben French 07/24/2015

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with Ben French, a Human Rights/Anti-War Activist with perspectives on a variety of current events.

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