On May 7, a state senator from Franklin County was arrested on the grounds of the Statehouse in Montpelier and was charged with multiple sex crimes. The following day, Sen. Norm McAllister pleaded not guilty to the charges.
This newscast from May 8, 2015 provides full coverage of the events as they were unfolding over the two day period. VPR also reported on the status of proposed legislation that would make it harder for parents to exempt their children from vaccines. The newscast closes with an update on a campaign finance complaint against Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell.