Sen. Patrick Leahy weighed in on minimum wage and Vermont's opiate problem Friday.
Leahy says he will fight for a $10 minimum wage at the federal level, but wouldn't offer an opinion as to what Vermont's rate should be.
In conjunction with holding hearings on opiate abuse, the country's most-senior senator says he plans to invite the head of the FBI to the Green Mountain State.
"He's told me he will. I wouldn't be surprised if the attorney general comes back. I think what they do is they take a look at a small state like Vermont... a rural state. Think of it kind of like an idyllic place. But if we have these problems here, if we have these problems, what can we learn from them?" said Leahy, D-Vermont.
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Governor Peter Shumlin was in Rhode Island over the weekend. His office says the Governor was at Brown University in Providence taking part in a forum with the Rhode Island Governor. He is expected toMore >>
Governor Peter Shumlin was in Rhode Island over the weekend.More >>
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Two New Hampshire communities damaged by storms are getting federal help. Lincoln will get more than $4.5 million for a bridge repair from Tropical Storm Irene. FEMA also awarded Lebanon more than $3More >>
Two New Hampshire communities damaged by storms are getting federal help.More >>