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Analysis: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moving Forward
Saturday, 04/13/13
By Peter Biello
A bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana is expected to come up for a final vote in the House next week before moving to the Senate. VPR's Bob Kinzel talks with Peter Biello about the argument the bill's opponents are making.
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Analysis: Good Chance State Will Decriminalize Marijuana
Saturday, 04/06/13
By Peter Biello
Vermont lawmakers this week looked at legislation that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. VPR's Bob Kinzel lays out the arguments in favor and against and discusses the likelihood of the bill's passage with Peter Biello.
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Analysis: Gov. And House At Odds Over Taxes
Saturday, 03/30/13
By Peter Biello
The House has approved a $26 million tax package to help balance the state budget. It’s a plan Governor Peter Shumlin is not too fond of. VPR’s Bob Kinzel explains the details.
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Analysis: Tax Proposal Pits House Committee Against Governor
Saturday, 03/23/13
By Peter Biello
The House Ways and Means committee is proposing taxes that Governor Shumlin had indicated he would oppose.
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Analysis: Gas and Beverage Taxes
Saturday, 03/16/13
By Peter Biello
VPR's Bob Kinzel discusses the proposed gasoline and sugar-sweetened beverage taxes and the controversy surrounding them.
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Analysis: 220 School Budgets Adopted On Town Meeting Day
Wednesday, 11/30/99
By Mitch Wertlieb
VPR's Mitch Wertlieb speaks with Bob Kinzel about Town Meeting Day.
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Analysis: Health Care Legislation Lives On
Saturday, 03/02/13
By Peter Biello
A week ago it appeared that a comprehensive health care bill being considered by the House Health Care committee was in big trouble. But in a dramatic turn of events, the house committee voted the bill out this week. VPR's Peter Biello speaks with Bob Kinzel about the sudden change.
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Analysis: Legislature Tackles Property Taxes
Saturday, 02/23/13
By Peter Biello
This week, the Vermont legislature took steps to raise education property taxes.
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Analysis: Pertussis Prompts Review Of Immunization Exemption Law
Saturday, 02/09/13
By Peter Biello
Lawmakers are reconsidering the philosophical and religious exemption to the childhood immunization law in the face of a rise in pertussis (whooping cough) cases. They're also set to discuss the contentious end-of-life bill next week. VPR's Bob Kinzel talks with Peter Biello about the week in legislative news.
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Analysis: Climate Change And End-Of-Life Care Take Center Stage
Saturday, 02/02/13
By Peter Biello
Legislators were focused on a couple of the biggest issues of the session at the Statehouse this week. VPR's Peter Biello gets an update on the legislative session from VPR's Kirk Carapezza.
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Analysis: Gov.'s Budget Contains New And Higher Taxes
Saturday, 01/26/13
By Peter Biello
Governor Peter Shumlin's budget address on Thursday proposed a new tax on "break open" tickets and higher gasoline taxes. VPR's Bob Kinzel explains what the governor hopes to accomplish with these taxes.
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Analysis: Gun Legislation To Face Public Hearing
Saturday, 01/19/13
By Peter Biello
Gun control emerged into the political debate in Vermont this week as President Obama spelled out his plans for the issue. VPR’s Bob Kinzel joins us now to review the politics and policies of this debate.
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Analysis: Gov.'s Child Care Plan Likely To Face Resistance
Saturday, 01/12/13
By Peter Biello
Governor Shumlin's plan for child care face may resistance from lawmakers from all parties.
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Analysis: A Look Ahead At The New Legislative Session
Saturday, 01/05/13
By Peter Biello
VPR's Bob Kinzel speaks with Peter Biello about what to look for in the coming session of the Vermont Legislature.
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Analysis: Statehouse Democrats Will Bolster Shumlin's Agenda
Saturday, 11/10/12
By Peter Biello
Now that Election Day is over, we survey the new political landscape and discuss what's in store for the Shumlin administration.
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Analysis: Heading Into Election Day, Competitive Races Turn Nasty
Saturday, 11/03/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
It's down to the final few days before Tuesday's general election, and there are a few statewide races that appear to be very tight.
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Analysis: Too Soon To Call Gov.'s Race
Saturday, 10/20/12
By Peter Biello
Election Day is less than three weeks away, but already some political commentators are calling the governor’s race over, in favor of the incumbent, Democrat Peter Shumlin. Veteran journalist Hamilton Davis discusses with VPR's Peter Biello the lack of evidence to suggest this is true.   
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Analysis: Gov. Shumlin Preparing For 2014 Election
Saturday, 10/13/12
By Peter Biello
As of the mid-September, Governor Peter Shumlin had over $800,000 in his campaign war chest. His next campaign finance report is due on Monday and it may show that he has even more to spend. But he may hold onto a large chunk of this cash for the 2014 election.
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Analysis: New Poll Could Challenge Conventional Campaign Wisdom
Saturday, 10/06/12
By Peter Biello
Veteran Journalist Hamilton Davis discusses where the gubernatorial race stands with one month remaining before election day.
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Analysis: Race For Vermont Treasurer Heats Up
Saturday, 09/29/12
By Peter Biello
VPR's Peter Biello speaks with retired Middlebury College political science professor Eric Davis about the race for Vermont State Treasurer.
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Analysis: GOP Motivated By Dislike For Gov. Shumlin
Saturday, 09/22/12
By Peter Biello
Veteran Journalist Hamilton Davis says Republicans are motivated to beat Governor Shumlin because of bad feelings left over from the 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
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Analysis: Healthcare Top Issue In Gubernatorial Race
Saturday, 09/15/12
By Peter Biello
Retired Middlebury College Political Science Professor Eric Davis says healthcare reform will drive many voters to the polls this November.
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Analysis: Campaigns Reach "Warp Speed"
Saturday, 09/08/12
By Peter Biello
With the general election less than two months away, Governor Peter Shumlin and Republican challenger Randy Brock are gearing up for debates.
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Analysis: Sorrell Needs Donovan Voters' Support
Saturday, 09/01/12
By Peter Biello
Retired Middlebury College Political Science Professor Eric Davis discusses the road ahead for Attorney General Bill Sorrell, who narrowly defeated State's Attorney T.J. Donovan in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
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Analysis: Castleton Poll Shows Wide Gap In AG Race
Saturday, 08/25/12
By Peter Biello
VPR's Peter Biello speaks with veteran journalist Hamilton Davis about the results of the recent Castleton Polling Institute poll and its implications for the AG and Governor's race.
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