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Legislative Preview: Vermont Senate

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Sen. John Campbell is the president pro tempore of the Vermont Senate.

Vermont lawmakers return to Montpelier right after the New Year with a raft of issues that need to be addressed. Our guest is John Campbell, the leader of the Vermont Senate, to discuss Medicaid budget shortfalls, school consolidation, and the prospects for marijuana legalization, among other issues.

Also in the program, Seven Days reporter Paul Heintz assesses how candidates for Vermont governor are addressing gun policy, and how members of the state Senate are handling the criminal allegations against Franklin County Senator Norm McAllister.

Broadcast live on Fri., Dec. 11, 2015 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.