The Vermont Progressive Party remains a major party in the state, but the Legislative caucus now numbers just seven – five members of the House and two in the Senate. Though small in number, the Progressives still have an influence on key issues in the Legislature.
Progressive Representatives Susan Hatch Davis and Chris Pearson discuss health care, tax policy, future energy sources and other priorities that they have for 2012.
Also in the program, retired Middlebury College political science professor Eric Davis looks at how the contested Republican Presidential primary in Vermont on March 6th could bring new interest to the state.
Plus, we’ll listen back to the voices in the news this week.