VPR will be live at the Statehouse this week for the opening of the 2015 legislative session, vote for governor, and inauguration:
Wednesday, January 7: Vermont Edition, VPR’s daily news magazine, will broadcast live at noon with Statehouse Reporter Bob Kinzel and Speaker of the House Shap Smith.
Thursday, January 8: VPR will monitor the vote for governor and provide updates beginning at 10 a.m., going live to the Statehouse around 10:38 a.m. for results from the floor. Analysis will continue on Vermont Edition at noon with a reporters’ roundtable, followed by the governor’s inaugural address at 1:30 p.m.
Morning Edition and All Things Considered: Hosts Mitch Wertlieb and Alex Keefe will talk with lawmakers and reporters throughout the week about priorities for the upcoming session.
VPR.net: Breaking news, updates, and photos will be posted at The Frequency, VPR’s breaking news blog. Coverage will include reactions from gubernatorial candidates. Wall-to-wall audio of the proceedings will be available via VPR’s exclusive legislative stream, which can be accessed at VPR.net or via VPR’s iPhone and Android apps.
Social Media: Breaking news, updates, and photos can be followed on Twitter with the hashtag #VPRNews, and on Facebook.
All of VPR’s Vermont Legislature coverage, as well as bills before the Legislature and a directory of lawmakers, is at VPR.net.