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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 4.27.17

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Freelance journalist and VTDigger columnist Jon Margolis joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld this week. Topics include accomplishments of Gov. Phil Scott and the Legislature in their first 100 days and lingering disagreements over the state budget. Subscribe to the Capital Beat Podcast on iTunes for the latest episodes. Continue Reading →

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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 4.19.17

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Stewart Ledbetter, an anchor and the senior reporter at WPTZ, joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld on the podcast. Topics include the Scott administration’s concern about an appointment to the Green Mountain Care Board by the previous governor, Gov. Phil Scott’s first 100 days in office and the latest wrinkle in the effort to merge the Department of Liquor Control and the Vermont Lottery Commission. Subscribe on iTunes for the latest episodes of the Capital Beat Podcast. 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 3.31.17

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WCAX reporter Kyle Midura joins the Capital Beat Podcast this week with Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld this week. Topics include historic votes on budget and tax bills in the Vermont House and the fate of marijuana legalization. Subscribe on iTunes for the latest episodes. Continue Reading →

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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 3.17.17

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VTDigger’s Elizabeth Hewitt joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld on the podcast this week. Topics included the state budget and House Democrats’ frustration with Republican Gov. Phil Scott. Subscribe to the Capital Beat Podcast on iTunes for the latest episodes.   Continue Reading →

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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 3.3.17

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April McCullum of the Burlington Free Press joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld this week to discuss the state budget and other topics. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes for fresh episodes each week. 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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Listen: Capital Beat Podcast 2.10.17

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VTDigger’s Mark Johnson joins Vermont Press Bureau chief Neal Goswami and Vermont Public Radio political reporter Peter Hirschfeld on the Capital Beat Podcast. Topics this week include legislation aimed at standing up to executive orders signed by President Donald Trump and Gov. Phil Scott’s proposed budget. Continue Reading →

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