Here's what's up in Vermont news and politics this week. Got a newsworthy event for next week's calendar? Email by Friday to submit.
Monday, March 25
It's legislative breakfast day! At 7:30, Lt. Gov. Phil Scott gives a mid-session update to the Randolph Chamber of Commerce at Gifford Medical Center (then rides something called the "Maxi Taxi.") And at 8:15, Gov. Peter Shumlin is in St. Johnsbury to address the Northeast Kingdom Chamber.
Live at 11, Reps. Terry Macaig (D-Williston) and Jean O'Sullivan (D-Burlington) are on Channel 17. Watch.
At noon, University of Vermont prez Tom Sullivan will be on "Vermont Edition" to talk about his first year in office — and what he's doing to keep UVM "affordable" for Vermonters. Listen live.
Rest of the week after the break...
Tuesday, March 26
From the "boring but probably important" file: At 6:30 p.m., the Burlington Planning Commission holds a public hearing for feedback on a series of proposed changes to the city's development rules — stuff that could affect what property owners can do to their homes.
Wednesday, March 27
At 7:10 a.m., Shumlin is on "Charlie, Ernie and Lisa" on WVMT 620 AM.
At 8 a.m., Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger holds court at the Bagel Café for his weekly "Mornings with Miro."
At 11 a.m., Shummy holds his weekly press conference in his Statehouse ceremonial office.
At 5:25, Weinberger does his live show on Channel 17. Watch.
Thursday, March 28
At 8 a.m., Weinberger is on "Charlie Ernie and Lisa."
At 8:30 a.m., deciminalizing pot is the topic in the House Judiciary Committee and Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn is the star witness.
At 10:30 a.m. 9 a.m., the House and Senate meet in a joint session to vote on reappointing seven superior- court judges and one magistrate.
At noon, Shumlin is on "Vermont Edition." Listen live.
At 6 p.m., Weinberger goes on WCAX for an interview about his first year in office. Then, at 9 a.m., Hizzoner pitches a tent for the Spectrum Sleep Out on the Unitarian church lawn. Don't forget the camping stove, brah.
Friday, March 29
At 8:30 a.m., newish Vermont National Guard Adjutant Gen. Steven Cray testifies about, among other things, sexual assault in the Guard before the House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs.
At 9:30 a.m., Shumlin appears on "The Mark Johnson Show" on WDEV 96.1 FM.
As always, catch the week's politics with Stu Ledbetter and crew on "Vermont This Week" at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 30
Burlington is throwing a First Annual Queen City Chili Cookoff and Weinberger will be there at 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 31
As always, WCAX talking-heads show "You Can Quote Me" at 11 a.m.