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Watch: Capital Beat with Jason Gibbs and Rep. Helen Head

Rep. Helen Head, D-South Burlington, the chairwoman of the House General, Housing and Military Affairs Committee, and Jason Gibbs, chief of staff for Gov. Phil Scott, discuss a proposed merger of the Department of Liquor Control and the Lottery Commission. The House voted this week to reject an executive order signed by Scott that seeks such a merger. Continue Reading →

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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 4.12.17

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Boston Globe reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize with the Globe’s Spotlight team for coverage of a clergy sex abuse scandal, joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld to discuss media issues. Pfeiffer will be speaking at the Barre Opera House on Saturday, April 15 at 7 p.m. Subscribers of the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus or Rutland Herald can attend for free. The cost is $10 for non-subscribers and $5 for seniors. Copies of her book will be available, along with a highlight reel from the movie Spotlight. She’ll also take questions from the audience. Continue Reading →

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Listen: Capital Beat podcast 2.24.17

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Seven Days reporter Alicia Freese joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld this week. Topics include the canceling of a much-anticipated legislative recount of the Orange-1 House district race, the role of Gov. Phil Scott’s chief of staff and more. Continue Reading →

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Watch: Capital Beat with Secretary of State Condos and Sen. Jeanette White

Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami discusses an ethics bill passed by the Senate with Secretary of State Jim Condos and Sen. Jeanette White, the chairwoman of the Senate Government Operations Committee. Capital Beat airs Mondays at 7:30 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus. Continue Reading →

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Watch: Capital Beat with AG Donovan and Jaye Pershing Johnson

Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami discusses President Donald Trump’s executive orders dealing with immigration and border security with Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan and Jaye Pershing Johnson, Gov. Phil Scott’s legal counsel. Capital Beat airs on Vermont PBS Plus Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.
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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 1.20.17

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Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld chat with Conservation Law Foundation staff attorney Elena Mihaly and Lake Champlain International Executive Director James Ehlers about the clean water effort in Vermont. Continue Reading →

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Watch: Capital Beat with House leaders

Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami speaks with House Majority Leader Jill Krowinski and House Minority Leader Don Turner. Topics include a revenue downgrade and the merits of raising the minimum wage. You can watch Capital Beat on Vermont PBS Plus on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

 
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