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As Unusual September Session Begins, Lawmakers Juggle Pandemic Priorities

Miniature Vermont and U.S. flags sit on a desk in a otherwise empty House Chamber of the Vermont statehouse.
Matthew Smith
VPR File
Lawmakers return to work (but not to meeting in-person at the statehouse) for an unusual September session to address, among other issues, the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing state lawmakers back to work earlu, meeting this month in an unusual September session to debate the state budget, Act 250 reform, a tax and regulate marijuana plan and additional funding for the Vermont State Colleges. This hour, a roundtable of Vermont reporters looks at the issues in front of the legislature.

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Broadcast live on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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