Open Mike – Friday 3/18/16

LIVE FROM THE VERMONT STATEHOUSE

Featuring:

Senator Chris Bray – Chair Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
Topic: what bills he has been working on, what bills he thinks will pass this year and what bills will not.

Representative Ann Pugh – Chair House Human Services Committee/Chair Child Protection Oversight Committee
Topic: What responsibilities does is she involved with, issues her Committee is dealing with and related legislation.

Open Mike – Topic: A follow up look and history of efforts to re-organize the Human Services Division in Vermont

Bob Ney – Talk Media News
Reporting on Paul Ryan’s showdown against Donald Trump, President Obama’s support of Hillary Clinton, the ongoing hurdles facing the nominee for the US Supreme Court and the chance that this election cycle could be the end of the Republican Party.

Senator Joe Benning – Senate Minority Leader
Topic: His thoughts on the 2016 Legislative Session, what he feels is not getting done and what he feels can be done different moving forward.

Speaker Shap Smith
Topic: His insight into the Vermont Budget status, will the state legalize pot this year, his thoughts on single payer health system and will he run for Lt. Governor this year?