(00:00:00)View of people marching and protesting about budget.
(00:02:56)Two people on steps on Statehouse, one speaking and one signing. Speech on human dignity and need for collaboration, despite
time of economic challenges. Another person begins to speak about the injustice of tax cuts and the need for raising taxes
(00:07:13)Another person speaks at podium about the needs of Vermont citizens -- particularly children, people with disabilities, and
elderly individuals. Speaks about pharmaeutical assistance programs and Independence Fund. Speaker talks about services provided
by these programs and funds.
(00:12:49)Another person at podium. Parent speaks about the financial needs necessary for caring for their children. Another person
speaks briefly about need for respite.
(00:15:07)Representative from the Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the Vermont Association for Mental Health, and community mental health
centers. Funding for regionalization has enriched the lives of many citizens, speaker claims, and it must not be cut.
(00:21:27)A former psychiatric patient speaks at podium about her experiences in the mental health system and the supports she has received.
(00:24:02)A person speaks at podium and introduces her children and the services they receive at school.
(00:25:44)Chairman of the Barre School Board speaks about the funding that schools receive.
(00:27:50)Video ends. Credits roll. Executive Producer: Paul Engels, Camera: Paul Engels and Irene Rea, Production Assistant: Susan
Jewett, Post-Production: Irene Rea. Contact Info.