Scott, Ashe to meet before special session

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott has agreed to meet with Senate President Pro-Tem Tim Ashe Monday to go over the next steps leading up to next weeks special session.

Ashe believes the special session isn’t necessary, however the Governor will not sign the budget that includes an increase of 33 million dollars in property taxes.
Meanwhile, 37 bills have been delivered to the governor’s desk for his signature.
In a release, House and Senate leadership touted bi-partisan and tri-partisan work, saying they are proud of what was accomplished this session.
Some of the bills sent to Governor Scott include raising the minimum wage, and creating a paid family leave program.

The invitation to meet the Governor Monday, was also extended to the House and minority leadership in both chambers.

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