The recently completed session of the Vermont Legislature
opened with concerns of rebuilding after Tropical Storm Irene. It ended
Saturday with general agreement on the budget and redistricting. But there was
plenty of turbulence during the debates over immunization exemptions, taxing
the cloud and GMO labeling.
House Speaker Shap Smith takes this
opportunity to look back on what passed and what failed and why during the
recent session. And he’ll provide insight into the challenges of leading the House. In the second half of the program, Republican House Minority Leader Don
Turner of Milton will discuss his
party’s take on how the Legislature fared.
And we reach into our mailbag and read some of your