Open Mike – Friday 2/19/16

LIVE FROM THE VERMONT STATE HOUSE

Featuring:

Senator Diane Snelling – Senate Appropriations Committee
Topic: State budget issues, taxes she supports, legalizing pot use, divestment in fossil fuels and renewable energy issues.

Rep. Alice Emmons – Chair House Corrections and Institutions Committee
Topic: The capital needs of the state including the costs to run prisons, IT upgrades and the future of growth in Springfield, VT.

Victoria Jones – Talk Media News
Reporting on Donald Trump versus The Pope and Ted Cruz. How things are shaping up between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Rep. Chris Pearson – Vice Chair House Committee on Health Care
Topic: The problems facing Vermont Health Connect, the all payer model and the Vital health record problems.

Open Mike – Topic: Problems with Vermont Health connect, are they being fixed?