Started December 1997
Channel 8 Public Access
Produced by: Suzanne Groenewold. Join host Suzanne Groenewold and Mike Obuchowski, Vermont's Commissioner of Buildings & General Services, as they talk with Vermont's leading political officials.
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May 4, 2012
ID: 7495 | 00:27:51 | 27 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Alice Emmons Bob Hartwell. Representative Alice Emmons and Senator Bob Hartwell talk about the Capitol Bill and how the Tropical Storm Irene cleanup efforts are doing.
April 27, 2012
ID: 7482 | 00:18:31 | 29 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Peter Shumlin. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin joins Suzanne and Mike for a chat about his administration's efforts to improve job opertunities and raise wages for Vermonters, including the creation of new Green, High-Tech industries. Governor Shumlin also touches upon the need for broadband Internet access throughout the state and giving vermonters more opertunities for higher education, both he sees ad necessary for Vermont's economic groth.
April 20, 2012
ID: 7475 | 00:36:18 | 21 Views
With Mike Obuchowski Shap Smith. Vermont Speaker of the House Shap Smith talks with Mike Obuchowski about the job of Speaker of the House, the current state of this legislative session, and the work he's looking forward to do over the next 2 years, including changes to taxes, Healthcare, and Transportation.
April 6, 2012
ID: 7449 | 00:25:04 | 29 Views | 1 Downloads
With Mike Obuchowski. Representative Mike Mrowicki brings us troubling news about Vermont's Organ Donor Program and new ideas to bring us back on track to saving lives. Also discussed are the results of the Youth Risk Behaviour Survey, including youth involvement with Tobbacco Products and Tanning Salons.
March 30, 2012
ID: 7441 | 00:37:33 | 34 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Tom Salmon. Vermont State Auditor Tom Salmon brings us up to date on recient embezzlement issues with Vermont's Schools, and a project to teach personal economics and basic business sense to Vermont's 8th Graders.
March 23, 2012
ID: 7431 | 00:26:40 | 45 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski. Representative Carolyn Partridge joins Mike and Suzanne today to bring us news on H496: the Working Lands Bill, along with the Farm to Plate Initiative and ways to improve the Vermont's Agracultural Sector. Mike then brings us news on Option B for the Waterbury Offices.
March 16, 2012
ID: 7421 | 00:32:00 | 41 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Peter Galbraith. Senator Peter Galbraith brings lots of information in today's episode, including news about Vermont's Wireless Broadband initiative, Refinements to the Singerpayer Healthcare bill and how a National Plan may affect Vermonters, and the new plans for the 25 bed Hospital in Waterbury.
But the hot topic is Vermont's stance on the VELCO Power Transmission Network - the backbone of Vermont's power grid - and what will happen if the Green Mountain Power merger goes through.
March 9, 2012
ID: 7407 | 00:42:24 | 27 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) and Jeanette White. Vermont Senator Jeanette White joins Suzanne in-studio to discuss Senate districts, Mental Healthcare in Vermont, and her support of changes to the Immunization Bill. Other topics include Campaign Finance disclosure, Reducing the prison population, and the 'I am Vermont Strong' license plates.
March 2, 2012
ID: 7396 | 00:32:44 | 36 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski, Bill Sorrell. VT Attorney General Bill Sorrell joins us today to bring news about the Vermont Yankee Appeal that his office will be persuing. He later talks about Campaign Finance Reforms and Vermont's laws about campaign contributions. Also covered is news about Child Pornography invistigations in Vermont, investigations into the Financial Meltdown, and Vermont's Health Initiatives.
February 24, 2012
ID: 7388 | 00:31:48 | 31 Views
With Mike Obuchowski Jim Condos Robert McBride. Vermont's Secretary of State Jim Condos joins host Mike Obuchowski for a chat about the role of the Secretary of State's office during an election year, including Vermont's test of the new election night reporting system for town meeting day. Also discussed is Proposition 5: the right for people currently aged 17 but whom will be 18 on the day of the general election, to vote in the primary elections. The Office of Professional Regulation and preservation of records and documents are topics as well. Bellows Falls' own Robert McBride appears later on to talk briefly about Arts Advocacy Day.
February 17, 2012
ID: 7383 | 00:30:14 | 32 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Mike Mrowicki. State Representative Mike Mrowicki joins us today to bring us news on Mental Health care in Vermont and how the Brattleboro Retreat has stepped up to help with this issue. Also discussed include Vermonts Advance Directives & Planning system, helping many Vermonters facing the mortality issues of themselves and loved-ones. Mike Obuchowski brings news on the status of the Waterbury Complex and State Hospital plans.
February 10, 2012
ID: 7368 | 00:33:05 | 27 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Phil Scott. Learn about the office of Vermont's Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott. The discussion today includes news about the Mobile Home Removal Program, the Buy Local Program, the Irene Stimulus bill.
February 3, 2012
ID: 7356 | 00:26:52 | 58 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Beth Pearce. Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce stops by to bring us news about State Bonds, Financial Literacy, early distribution of Town Funds to aid Irene recovery efforts, and Unclaimed Property.
January 27, 2012
ID: 7336 | 00:19:57 | 34 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski, Matt Trieber. Representative Matt Trieber pops in to bring us the latest news on the progress of his committee's Mental Health Bill and new issues facing our state representatives in the wake of tropical storm Irene.
January 20, 2012
ID: 7326 | 00:22:02 | 30 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski, Carolyn Partridge. Carolyn Partridge joins Mike and Suzanne with news on changes to Vermonts Agracultural Department, the Working Lands Bill, Vermont Tourism and the Vermont Brand. Mike and Carolyn also touch upon what the state is doing about adressing service issues, budget adjustments due to tropical storm Irene, and what's happening with the State Hospital regarding Mental Health facilities.
January 13, 2012
ID: 7311 | 00:16:06 | 26 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Jeanette White. Jeanette White stops by to bring us up to spped on a variety of issues under her watch, including closing a birth certificate loophole used in underground markets & reuniting several departments in Human Services and the Department of Education.
January 6, 2012
ID: 7306 | 00:29:12 | 29 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski, David Deen. Windham County Representative David Deen, Department of Fish & Wildlife, stops in to talk about what plans Vermont is looking at to prepare for future severe weather in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene. The conversation also covers some hints towards the future of the Waterbury Complex, the status of Vermont's 2013 budget gap, and new procedures for Hunting and Fishing license applications.
October 28, 2011
ID: 7211 | 00:30:02 | 37 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Jen Hollar. Jen Hollar, Agency of Commerce and Community Development brings us up to speen on what the Housing Task Force is doing for people displaced by Hurricane Irene. Mike Obochowski updates us on plans for the Waterbury State Office complex. NOTE: This is the last episode in 2011 - we will return in January 2012.
October 7, 2011
ID: 7181 | 00:29:15 | 25 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold (Fall Mountain Productions) Mike Obuchowski Tom Salmon. Vermont State Auditor drops in to talk about what the Auditor's department is doing to get things back on track after Hurricane Irene. Tom talks about the state of the Waterburry complex, what everyone should be doing about record keeping regarding FEMA and other insurance claims, and warns us about Storm Chasers- unsavory clean up crews that may prey on the unwtting. Also discussed is Vermont's upcoming audit, with possible variences in state-wide school taxes.
September 16, 2011
ID: 7152 | 00:35:48 | 33 Views
With Mike Obuchowski and Jim Condos. Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos joins Mike Obuchowski to talk about what's being done to save flood damaged state records. The conversation then moves on to Vermont's Election Process, including changes to campaign finance rules and election night reporting, and continues on to cover what the state is doing to address the rising occurance of Business Identity Theft.
August 26, 2011
ID: 7112 | 00:30:49 | 30 Views
With Mike Obuchowski and Duncan Goss. Director of Information Technology Duncan Goss talks about how the information technology has evolved in the statehouse over the years and what new technology will be implimented to improve the functioning of our state's government.
August 5, 2011
ID: 7080 | 00:32:42 | 39 Views
With Mike Obuchowski, William Sorrell. Bill Sorrell joins Commissioner Mike Obuchowski for a chat about the lawsuits between Vermont Yankee and the State of Vermont, new legislation regarding Propane dealers, and propper food labling for RBST Groth hormones in products like those offered by Cabbott Dairy.
July 15, 2011
ID: 7042 | 00:22:06 | 44 Views
With Mike Obuchowski and Christine Oliver. Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health Christine Oliver joins Mike Obuchowski and Suzanne Groenewold to talk about Vermont's mental health system.
June 24, 2011
ID: 7004 | 00:36:47 | 36 Views
With Mike Obuchowski and David Schutz. David Schutz, Curator of the Vermont Statehouse, provides a colorful background and history of our state's capitol building.
May 13, 2011
ID: 6942 | 00:29:54 | 34 Views
Matt talks about his first year as our new Windham County Representative, keeping Rockingham in steat 120. Changes in Human Services are also discussed, along with bills for Child Care, Union Representation, Vermont's fledgling Healthcare Reform, and new marijuana dispensaries.
May 6, 2011
ID: 6916 | 00:23:06 | 23 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold Mike Obuchowski Peter Galbraith. Senator Peter Galbraith recounts a little bit of his freshman term. He also brings us up to speed with on with Vermont's Single Payer Healthcare plan, the coming G-4 LTE High Speed Internet for Vermonters, Campaign Finance Reform, and what he looks forward to in 2012, including Vermont's Environmental programs.
April 29, 2011
ID: 6904 | 00:23:27 | 44 Views
With Mike Obuchowski, Bob Hartwell. Vermont State Senator Bob Hartwell, Chair of the 2011 Senate Institutions Committee, talks with Mike Obuchowski about his path to becoming a senator. Past and current issues surrounding taxes, healthcare, and energy projects such as a large solar array in Pownal, Vermont are also discussed.
April 22, 2011
ID: 6897 | 00:21:27 | 30 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold Mike Obuchowski Beth Pearce. Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce Joins Suzanne Groenewold and Mike Obuchowski to talk about Vermont State Pension funding and Unclaimed Properties.
April 22, 2011
ID: 6898 | 00:15:04 | 40 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Cathy Hilgendorf. Cathy Hilgendorf of the Vermont Department of Education brings us up to date on School Construction Bonds and what is available to improve our schools around the state.
April 15, 2011
ID: 6884 | 00:29:31 | 14 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Tom Salmon. Vermont State Auditor Tom Salmon joins us with information about new programs aimed at preventing embezzlement.
April 8, 2011
ID: 6871 | 00:23:29 | 7 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Jim Condos. Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos talks about the current status of Vermont's Public Records Law and plans for future changes.
April 1, 2011
ID: 6855 | 00:19:56 | 4 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Donna Sweaney.
March 18, 2011
ID: 6846 | 00:16:07 | 4 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold and Mike Obuchowski. Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee Tony Klein makes a brief appearance before getting called away. Co-Host Mike Obuchowski continues on with more information about Vermont's plans for our state buildings' future energy needs.
March 11, 2011
ID: 6816 | 00:26:53 | 3 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Alice Emmons. Vermont Representative Alice Emmons provides an update on Vermont's Corrections System.
March 4, 2011
ID: 6804 | 00:29:26 | 3 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold and Mike Obuchowski. It's all quiet at the Varmont Statehouse during Town Meeting Week break...
February 25, 2011
ID: 6795 | 00:21:08 | 4 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Bill Botzow. Vermont State Representative Bill Botzow joins us to talk about how the small towns have changed over the past few decades and what some, like his home town of Pownal, VT, are doing to build a new future.
February 18, 2011
ID: 6777 | 00:26:00 | 3 Views
With Mike Obuchowski and Martha P. Heath. State Representative Martha P. Heath joins us with news from Vermont's Capital
February 11, 2011
ID: 6761 | 00:24:03 | 4 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Joe Juhasz. Vermont's Deputy State Auditor Joe Juhasz steps in for Tam Salmon for this interview.
February 4, 2011
ID: 6746 | 00:21:18 | 5 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Shap Smith. Vermont's Speaker of the House Shap Smith talks about Greening-up the state's office buildings.
January 28, 2011
ID: 6742 | 00:20:56 | 4 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Mike Mrowicki. Windham 5 Representative Mike Mrowicki talks about the new administration under Governor Shumlin and the Budget is shaping up.
January 21, 2011
ID: 6728 | 00:23:17 | 4 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and William Sorrell. The Vermont Atourney General on Vermont's Healthy Weight Initiative and other cases.
January 14, 2011
ID: 6718 | 00:18:30 | 3 Views
January 7, 2011
ID: 6710 | 00:18:21 | 3 Views
December 21, 2010
ID: 6688 | 00:46:28 | 3 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Jim Douglas (Governor Of Vermont). Departing Governor Jim Douglas talks about his time under the Golden Dome and his plans for the future.
December 14, 2010
ID: 5204 | 00:44:29 | 2 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold and Mike Obuchowski. Suzanne and Mike interview Mike Mrowicki
November 30, 2010
ID: 5203 | 00:51:18 | 3 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Carolyn Partridge.
November 16, 2010
ID: 5202 | 00:47:59 | 3 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Jeanette White.
October 12, 2010
ID: 5201 | 00:52:32 | 2 Views
With Suzanne Groenewold, Mike Obuchowski and Jeb Spaulding.
October 5, 2010
ID: 5200 | 0:45:00 | 4 Views
September 21, 2010
ID: 5199 | 0:53:00 | 4 Views