This week’s vote in Congress over a bill to increase the debt ceiling caused great debate and was very controversial. Vermont’s congressional delegation was divided over the legislation. Senator Patrick Leahy voted for the bill, while Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch voted against it.
Paul Cillo of the Public Assets Institute and Vermont Economy Newsletter publisher Art Woolf react to the plan and provide input on how it might affect Vermont.
Plus, retired Middlebury College Political Science Professor Eric Davis discusses the politics of the Vermont delegation’s vote on bill.
And we listen back to the voices in the news this week.