Many Vermont lawmakers say gun control
legislation would be best handled at the federal level. But House Speaker Shap
if a bill is debated in Montpelier, it needs to emerge first
from the Senate.
House Speaker Shap Smith discusses the top issues facing the Legislature, VPR’s John Dillon provides analysis on
this week’s court cases involving the continued operation of Vermont Yankee and we hear from the Norwich University Regimental Band.
Treasurer Beth Pearce and her opponent Wendy Wilton, Auditor-elect Doug
Hoffer and Vince Illuzzi, House Speaker Shap Smith and Attorney General
Bill Sorrell reflect on their races and look at what’s ahead. And VPR’s
Ross Sneyd and Valley News Editor John Gregg provide analysis of the
Vermont and New Hampshire races.
House Speaker Shap Smith says he’s proud of the
accomplishments of the 2012 legislative session. But he says he is disappointed that lawmakers didn’t have a chance to make major
reforms to the Vermont tax system.
House Speaker Shap Smith discusses the top legislative issues, we hear an analysis of the latest developments of the proposed CVPS-Green Mountain Power merger and we listen back to the voices in the news this week.