Sarah Copeland-Hanzas The Debate Over How The Minimum Wage Bill Would Impact The State By Jane Lindholm & Sam Gale Rosen • May 14, 2018 Photo by Angela Evancie, illustration by Emily Alfin Johnson / VPR Listen Listening... / 34:13 The Vermont legislature has passed a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. But Gov. Scott has opposed the legislation and it's a target for a veto. We're talking about what's in the bill and the debate over how it would impact the state's businesses and low-income workers. Backers Of A Tax-And-Regulate Marijuana Legalization Bill Vow To Push On For Their Plan By Bob Kinzel • Jan 9, 2018 Bob Kinzel / VPR Listen Listening... / 4:40 Supporters of a plan to tax and regulate the sale of marijuana are making it clear that the current legalization bill being considered by Vermont lawmakers is just one small step in a much broader effort.