Former State Rep. Paul Ralston hosts the show while Dave continues to recover from illness at home. Dan Barlow of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and Betsy Bishop of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce discuss what they believe the role of the state government in business is and where key bills in the legislature stand in the final days of the session. Cathy Davis of the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce calls in to tell us about the bills that business organization is following. Ken Squier checks in from Charlotte, North Carolina to talk about why this weekend is one of the biggest of the year for NASCAR. Richard Swenson talks about his involvement with the Relay for Life, raising money to combat the effects of cancer on patients and their families.