In the next week, it’s expected that legislation that puts the state on the path to a single payer health care system will come to floor of the House for a vote. But members of Vermont’s business community are split on whether the legislation is good for business. Today on Vermont Edition, we look at both sides of this debate and what it means for companies throughout the state. Guests: Russ Bennett of Northland
Construction in Waitsfield, who supports the bill; and Ginny Champney of
Suss MicroTec in Waterbury, who opposes it.
Also in the program, VPR’s John Dillon provides analysis of Vermont Yankee’s ability to get a final ok from the federal government to extend its operating license another 20 years. The final approval has been delayed as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission watches events in Japan unfold.
And we listen back to some of the voices in the this week’s news.