FairPoint service under scrutiny

Problems with the transition from Verizon to FairPoint have raised questions about FairPoint’s ability to deliver services. We talk with FairPoint’s executive vice president, Jeff Allen, about the company’s operations in northern New England. Also, the legal implications of "sexting" and how lawmakers are trying to address the issue.

VPR Evening News September 21st, 2007

Congressman Peter Welch says Congressional Democrats should maintain a tough stand against the Iraqi War policies of the Bush Administration; The Vermont National Guard says 250 members of the Air Guard are returning this weekend from the Middle East this weekend; Fletcher Allen Health Care applies for state permission to build an electronic health records system; The state will spend almost a million dollars to help low income people who were inadvertently cut from fuel assistance programs; Governor Douglas accuses Democratic legislative leaders of being out of the mainstream; Vermont’s Medicaid program will get an infusion of $530,000 as part of a national settlement with a prescription drug maker, and commentator Mary Barrosse Schwartz is planning to visit her local farmer’s market for Eat Local Day.