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Sizing Up The Vermont Senate With President Pro Tem Tim Ashe

The empty Vermont Senate chamber
Oliver Parini
For VPR, File
The Vermont Senate is expected to act on a number of key issues this session, including paid family leave.

Paid family leave, a $15 per hour minimum wage and a tax-and-regulate marijuana system are expected to be some of the key issues decided on in this session of the Legislature. Vermont Edition speaks with Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe on the prospect of these and other issues.

We'll also hear about Sen. Ashe's priorities for the new biennium and on the makeup and committee assignments of the new state Senate.

Broadcast live on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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