NEWPORT — This Friday Scott Wheeler is interviewing Jennifer Barrett during a public forum program that will air on NEK-TV in Newport.
Ms. Barrett has recently announced that she plans to run for Orleans County State’s Attorney. The position is currently held by Alan Franklin, who is seeking another term. At least one other candidate, possibly two, plan to vie for the position.
Wheeler is reaching out to the public and seeking comment on some of the pressing legal issues the community sees in Orleans County.
“What are some of the law enforcement challenges facing Orleans county?” Wheeler asked.
He plans to to have Ms. Barrett address some of these issues. Anyone who wishes to contact Wheeler and get their question asked during the interview can contact him through his Facebook page by clicking here.
The show will air on NEK-TV channel 17 on Thursday, June 12 at 8 p.m. and Friday at 9 a.m.
In addition, he will post them online. Plans are to eventually welcome other candidates for this position, as well as candidates for other elected positions in Orleans county, onto this public forum program.
You can check out Ms. Barrett’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/barrettfororleans
Wheeler, known for his acclaimed Vermont’s Northland Journal publication, as well as his Northeast Kingdom Voice television show, is doing this interview and possible series as a separate project. He even served in the State House for a few years, so he is no stranger to politics.