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Justin Marsh is joined every Monday with folks from their team to update you about everything that happened in the Vermont State House the week before, and what to expect throughout the upcoming week. Listen to exclusive interviews with legislators and environmental allies, and go deeper on policy initiatives affecting our air, water, open space, democracy, and quality of life.

New podcast episodes launch every Monday during the Vermont Legislative Session.

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Flood Recovery & Climate Resilience

Flood Recovery & Climate Resilience

Rep. Dan Noyes (D-Wolcott) and Rep. Kelly Pajala (I-Londonderry) talk about flood recovery efforts in their respective districts and climate resilience policies

Flood Recovery Efforts

Flood Recovery Efforts

As Vermonters begin week four of clean up from the devastating flooding that occurred the week of July 10th, we hear from four legislators from across Vermont as they share stories from their communities and efforts of recovery.

Wrapping Up the 2023 Session

Wrapping Up the 2023 Session

On the Season Finale of the Democracy Dispatch Podcast, Speaker of the House Jill Krowinski discusses her role as Speaker, and House leadership’s priorities both currently and with an eye on the second and final year of the biennium.

How Wisconsin Organized Voters to Combat Attacks on Democracy

How Wisconsin Organized Voters to Combat Attacks on Democracy

Wisconsin Conservation Voters’ Deputy Director, Seth Hoffmeister joins the podcast to share stories about the incredible field organizing his organization led, resulting in successfully blocking a Republican supermajority in the Wisconsin House of Representatives.

Addressing Legislative Pay

Addressing Legislative Pay

Representative Emma Mulvaney-Stanak (P/D-Burlington) speaks about proposed legislation that would incrementally increase the pay and benefits that legislators receive over the next two bienniums.

All About the Affordable Heat Act

All About the Affordable Heat Act

We examine the Affordable Heat Act, S.5, with co-chair of the Vermont Legislature’s Climate Solutions Caucus, Representative Gabrielle Stebbins (D-Burlington). We break down the major elements of the bill, what it will mean for Vermonters, and the timeline for implementation of the program it creates.