Vermont man charged with kidnapping his 12-year-old niece could
face death penalty; U.S. Customs officials want to avoid long backups
at Canadian border; educators meeting in Washington discuss what the
national union wants from the next
presidential administration. Vermont communities gear up for
Independence Day observances.
much do lawmakers in Washington really know and understand about the changing
economic circumstances of people in Vermont? Congress
is talking a lot about real-world problems like rising gas prices and falling home
values; but what effect will legislative wrangling have in the here-and-now?
Wynne Johnson has this report from Capitol Hill: