A number of high-profile bills will be emerging from committee in the
Vermont House in the coming weeks, including a state budget that
includes cuts to human services and the governor’s health care bill that
would lay the groundwork for a single-payer system. House Speaker Shap
Smith discusses the committee work on these and other key pieces of
Also in the program, Governor Peter Shumlin has several challenges ahead
as lawmakers face the toughest work of the legislative session. We get
perspective on Shumlin’s roll in key issues from political analyst Eric
Davis, professor emeritus at Middlebury College.
And we listen back to some of the voices in this week’s news.