Vermont Department of Financial Regulations is protecting the aging population from elder financial abuse and the Jay Peak EB-5 lawsuit. ?DFR Commissioner, Michael Pieciak joins Newsmakers from the Paramount Theatre." />
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Commissioner Michael Pieciak
Posted Nov 21, 2016
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Top priorities for the Vermont Department of Financial Regulations is protecting the aging population from elder financial abuse and the Jay Peak EB-5 lawsuit. DFR Commissioner, Michael Pieciak joins Newsmakers from the Paramount Theatre.
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra fosters music, arts and culture in Vermont. The VSO features orchestral, choral and chamber music, but encourages an appreciation for all music. Executive Director, Ben Cadwallader, joins Eric Clemons at VCFA to discuss VSO performances and education programs.
New Hampshire's nonprofits work to make communities stronger. The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits supports the growth and the leadership of the sector while providing a unified voice. Executive Director, Kathleen Reardon, explains the impact of nonprofits.
America's political landscape continues to change. With the Asian American and Pacific Islander community expected to reach more than 20 million people by the end of this year, overcoming voting barriers is critical for this population. With Christine Chen, Executive Director of the Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Vote.
In discussing voting barriers, Chen stated, "As we're celebrating the 50th Anniversary... of the Voting Rights Act, we understand that piece of legislation also eventually allowed language assistance."
Visit Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote on the web at www.APIAVote.org or www.Facebook.com/APIAVote or follow at www.Twitter.com/APIAVote.
It's been 50 years since the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Spencer Overton, President of The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies discusses the state of the minority vote a half century later, and its impact on the future of race, politics and voting rights.
Overton commented, "Voting is more racially polarized now than it was back in the 1960's... in terms of party voting and then also if you look into local elections... race is the most significant factor."
Visit the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies at www.JointCenter.org or on Facebook or follow Spencer Overton on twitter www.twitter.com/SpencerOverton.