Vermont makes short-term loans available to banks

Vermont state government says it will do its part to help resolve the national credit crisis. The state will make short-term investments totaling $13 million in local banks. The money will be used to make sure the banks have adequate working capital.

Midday Newscast: January 5, 2009

Students returned to classes at the Sutton School this morning after an extended vacation; Vermont banks report that their industry is in good shape and has actually benefited from some of the economic downturn; more…