Vermont Affordable Housing Show: Wrap-up of the Vermont State Legislative Session 06/01/2016

Erhard Mahnke speaks to Karen Lafayette, Advocate for the Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council, on what the Legislature did affecting housing, homelessness, and poverty issues.

More information on Housing Discrimination Law Project of Vermont Legal Aid:  |

If you think you’ve been discriminated against or if you just keep hearing that the apartment is already rented, contact: 1-800-889-2047  |

More information on Fair Housing:  CVOEO Fair Housing Project  |  |  802-864-3334 Ext. 202

Vermont Human Rights Commission:  |  1-800-416-2010

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing resources from the National Low Income Housing Coalition:

You can contact Erhard at erhardm '@' | (802) 660-9484 |

Senator Patrick Leahy: EPA's Gina McCarthy Joins Leahy and Welch to Announce New Brownfields Grants 05/20/2016

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, and Mayor Miro Wienberger announce the selection of 218 Brownfields Grant investments across the country, including in Vermont.

The Brownfields Assessment Grants of $400,000 each to Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and the Windham Regional Commission (WRC) will support the assessment of brownfields sites, the redevelopment of which is complicated by the possible presence of environmental contamination.

Both the State of Vermont and the City of Burlington have active brownfields redevelopment programs.

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Chemical Nation: How Americans Became Guinea Pigs 05/19/2016

A Talk at Dartmouth College by Harvard University’s Nieman Fellow in Watchdog Journalism, Mariah Blake. "Chemical Nation: How Americans Because Guinea Pigs in a Vast, Haphazard Chemistry Experiment”

Vermont Health Care Innovation Project: Core Competency Training Series - Coordination Training, Part 2 05/18/2016

Vermont Health Care Innovation Project Core Competency Training Series: Day 2 - Disability Awareness Training, Part 2

  • Communication Skills
  • Bias, cultures and values
  • Accessing community and social supports
  • Transistion of care, home visits, and supporting care givers.

Candidates for Governor Discuss Hunger in VT 05/17/2016

Hunger Free Vermont - A discussion on Hunger in Vermont with the candidates for Governor - May 17, 2016

Munson Warnken Family Runs for Outright VT - VT City Marathon 05/12/2016

Wayne Warnken and Fisher Munson-Warnken talk about their experiences running in the VT City Marathon to raise money for Outright VT.

Immune Dysfunction (ME/CFS) Awareness Panel 2016 05/12/2016

May 12 is International Awareness Day for ME/CFS. Because of the overlap of ME/CFS with Fibromyalgia & Lyme Disease,, a 501(c)3 private foundation, hosts a panel discussion to explore the ramifications of these diseases in Vermont, the current specifics and trends in research, and clinical care.

Rik Carlson, Director

Chittenden County State Senator David Zuckerman, an outspoken advocate for Lyme Disease reforms and candidate for Lt. Governor.

Kenneth J. Friedman, Ph.D. Adjunct Instructor, Natural Sciences, Castleton State College.

David W. Maughan, Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, The University of Vermont.

Terry Naumann, M.D. Volunteer Physician at Open Door Clinic in Middlebury and Vergennes, and at The Peoples Health and Wellness Clinic in Barre, VT, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Practice, University of Vermont, College of Medicine.

Jeff Wulfman MD, ABFM, ABIHM. Dr. Jeff Wulfman is a Family Physician practicing primary care in Bristol Vermont. He is Board Certified both in Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine. 

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Burlington Mayor's Press Conference: Congressman Peter Welch Speaks on the Opiate Crisis in the U.S. 05/10/2016

Rep. Welch holds a press conference to highlight a package of legislation scheduled for a vote on the House floor this week. The legislation addresses the opioid epidemic by expanding treatment and data sharing. Welch is joined by Mayor Miro Weinberger, Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Harry Chen, Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan, as well as other health care and criminal justice leaders.

Let's Talk - Season 5, Ep 5 05/09/2016

May 9, 2016: Nels and Robert talk about the bigger picture around the Vermont Marijuana Bill vote, the opiate epidemic and its effect on our society especially the children and their families.

Judge Ben: Highway Safety Planning 05/04/2016

Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Glen Button, of the Vermont Governor's Highway Safety Program, and John Flannigan, of the Vermont State Police.

For more info visit:  Governor's Highway Safety Program

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