Ever since Gov. Phil Scott's administration announced the first positive test result for the coronavirus on March 7 , the numbers — and testing — have continued to rise . This hour, we get an update on the case numbers in Vermont and how the state is handling COVID-19 testing.
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of Vermonters seeking unemployment benefits because of layoffs caused by the coronavirus. And new federal legislation could have an important impact on many of these claims. This hour, we examine how the state is dealing with the concerns of both employees and employers.
Rep. Peter Welch answered some questions regarding the U.S. coronavirus relief package Wednesday on Vermont Edition . Here’s what he had to say about the package that has now been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. Who does the extended unemployment insurance program cover? The program covers traditional workers, as well […]
Vermont courts are under a judicial emergency during the coronavirus crisis, suspending most hearings and postponing most jury trials. But what does the governor's "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order mean for custody arrangements and court-mandated visitation?