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Follow VPR's statehouse coverage, featuring Pete Hirschfeld and Bob Kinzel in our Statehouse Bureau in Montpelier.

Legislative Update With House Speaker Shap Smith

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Angela Evancie
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The fate of the state budget and a number of bills will be decided upon in the next few weeks at the Statehouse.

The clock is ticking in Montpelier. In the next week, key decisions will be made about next year's budget, changes to the income tax, the fate of the sugar-sweetened beverage tax and a proposed payroll tax and a plan to clean up Lake Champlain.
We hear from House Speaker Shap Smith about these and many other issues.

Broadcast live on Friday, March 20, 2015, at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.