Patrick Leahy and Senator Arlen Specter got an earful today on what rural
communities need to combat increasingly violent drug-related crime.
held a Senate Judiciary hearing in Rutland and VPR’s Nina Keck was there.
Sen. Arlen Specter discusses his battle with cancer in his new book, “Never Give In: Battling Cancer in the
Senate." Specter will be in Vermont this weekend to promote the book. He spoke with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.
Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter will join Sen. Patrick Leahy for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Rutland next week; the Legislature is considering a bill that would require a state permit for anyone who wants to sell pets; the state of New Hampshire is helping to make sure a proposed wood pellet plant can be built in Berlin; Dino Ambrosini, a retired marble sculptor whose work decorates several public spaces in Rutland, has died.