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Open Mike- Friday 6/23/17

Neale Lunderville General Manager Burlington Electric Department Topic: A look at the electric industry in Vermont, traditional power supply sources and the push for renewable energy sources. Michael Olesker Talk Media News Do Democrats have to find a stronger message with voters, will the Republicans pass their Obamacare replacement bill and why did it take so long for President Trump …

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Open Mike- Thursday 6/22/17

Featuring: Tiffany Pache VTDigger Education Reporter Topic: A preview of the final version of bills past this week during a special session of the Vermont Legislature. Tim Ashe Senate President Pro Tempore Topic: Details of the compromise between Governor Phil Scott and The Legislature over how teacher’s negotiate health care benefits. Mitzi Johnson Speaker of The Vermont House Topic: her thoughts on …

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Open Mike- Wednesday 6/21/17

Featuring: Open Mike Topic: After a series of election losses nationally, are Democrats not connecting with a majority of voters? Art Mathisen  CEO Copley Hospital  Topic: Today there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony of the James and Mary Louise Carpenter Surgical Center, why it has been built, how was it paid for and what challenges do smaller hospitals face? Open …

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Open Mike- Tuesday 6/20/17

Featuring: Open Mike Topic: Is Senator Bernie Sanders losing his message with voters or is his voter base still strong? Anne Galloway Vt Digger Topic: EB-5 investor Tony Sutton has filed a lawsuit against the state of Vermont claiming some office holders know more than they are sharing about the scandal, what the status is of the legal proceedings against …

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Open Mike- Monday 6/19/17

Featuring: Meg Schultz Waterbury’s Not Quite Independence Day Celebration Topic: a look at the upcoming firework, parade and Stowe Street festivities, how long this event has happened and how it is put together each year. Beth Duqutte Richard Ruane Middlebury Festival on The Green Topic: a look at that festival, how it is planned and thoughts on the variety of …

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Open Mike- Friday 6/17/17

Featuring: Open Mike Topic: Listener thoughts on this week’s shooting of a Congressman during a baseball practice and are some media outlets biased in their coverage of news? Eva McKend WCAX The :30 Anchor Topic: her life, why she came to Vermont, why she came to WCAX, diversity in broadcasting and her push to tone down media image stereo types. Michael …

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Open Mike- Thursday 6/15/17

Featuring: Open Mike: Topic: Listener reaction to the shooting of a Congressman at a baseball practice. Rusty DeWees Topic: a review of his Winter Star Series, what upcoming performances he has, his method of acting and which medium of acting does he find most challenging? Victoria Jones Talk Media News Reaction from Capitol Hill on the shooting of a Congressman, did …

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Open Mike- Wednesday 6/14/17

Featuring: Kevin Mullin Chair Green Mountain Care Board Topic: The status of health care in Vermont Ellen Ratner Talk Media News The latest details of the the shooting of a Congressman in Washington D.C., the impact of Attorney General Jeffery Sessions Senate Testimony, The White House says Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not be fired as previously reported, Senator Bernie …

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Open Mike- Tuesday 6/13/17

Featuring: Open Mike Topic: In a recent Senate Confirmation Hearing Senator Bernie Sanders was highly critical of the office seeker’s religious thoughts, did the Senator cross the line with the questioning? Henry Marckres VT Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Topic: how to avoid being overcharged at the checkout, how the department safeguards consumers against paying too much and how they …

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Open Mike- Monday 6/12/17

Featuring: Dr. Debra Leonard Chair Pathology Department UVM Medical Center Topic: Information about molecular pathology for genetics, cancers and diseases and what people need to know about this science. Victoria Jones Talk Media News Will UK Prime Minister Teresa May leave office, President Donald Trump may not visit The UK as planned, a number of states are suing Trump over …