As lawmakers debate how to balance this year’s budget, we take a closer look at the final budget and tax bills approved by the House. Our guests are Representatives Janet Ancel and Pat McDonald. Also, editorial editor Mark Mahoney won a Pulitzer for his columns in the Glens Falls Post-Star. And, a high school taxidermy class.
The Vermont House wants to get rid of a law that would
require high-spending towns to vote twice on their school budgets. But the
proposal faces a tough future in the Senate.
That’s because Senate Education Chairman Don Collins
thinks the two-vote approach will be an effective way to help contain costs.