President declares Vt. flood disaster

President Bush has declared Addison and Franklin counties disaster areas, making them eligible for federal assistance in repairing damage from last month’s flooding.

VPR Evening News June 23rd, 2008

Military veterans got a chance to bring their concerns directly to the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs; The Attorney General’s office has issued a key Constitutional ruling regarding hemp legislation passed by lawmakers this year; First Lady Laura Bush came to Woodstock today to celebrate a grant for Vermont’s only national park; and commentator Charlie Nardozzi shows how East meets West when you plant bamboo.

Interview: Dan DeWalt, on Brattleboro’s Indictment Resolution

This Tuesday on Town Meeting Day, Brattleboro residents will be voting on a ballot article that has caused some controversy around the country. The resolution calls for the indictment of President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, for what it says are crimes against the U.S. Constitution, such as the sanctioning of torture and illegal wiretapping. One of those involved in getting the indictment resolution placed on the ballot is Dan DeWalt. DeWalt is a Selectman from Newfane who, in 2006, introduced an Impeachment Resolution at Town Meeting. He spoke with VPR’s Neal Charnoff.