Sanders asks Paulson to block bonuses

Vermont’s junior senator is asking Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to block bonuses for executives at the nation’s nine largest banks that were recently propped up with taxpayer funds.

For the Love of Jane Austen

Two women have started a Vermont chapter of the National Jane Austen Society. We talk with them about their passion for the early nineteenth century writer. And we hear about state job cuts, and the political fallout over bonuses for some employees. Then, we stop by an adult kickball league.

Midday Newscast: June 30, 2008

New reason for concern about families stuggling to pay for their basic needs; fuel prices are on the minds of Vermont’s congressional delegation; environmental group says VANR has failed to control large farm pollution; Anthony Pollina  attacks Gov. Jim Douglas for cutting the state work force.