Media Advisory: VPR News Is Live At The Statehouse This Week

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. 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 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