Electronic Waste: New Products, Old Problem

Think back to the number of cell phones you’ve gone through over the last 10 years or so. That’s just a tiny fraction of the electronic waste Vermonters throw out each year. The state has just concluded its first year of an electronics recycling program, and diverted 4.8 million pounds of electronic waste from landfills into a recycling program.

Judge Says Group Violated Campaign Finance Laws

A Vermont Superior Court judge says a Democratic Party advocacy group violated state campaign finance laws last fall. The state has also taken the Republican Governors Association to court. That case is still pending.

Senators Debate Campaign Finance Bill

Several state senators want to modify Vermont’s campaign finance law. But a committee has recommended significant changes to their bill, and now they’re not sure whether they can go as far as they’d like.

Campaign Finance Reform

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that drastically changes campaign finance laws. We look at efforts in the Vermont State House to respond to that decision.

Sen. Patrick Leahy

Campaign finance reform, the federal health care bill and how to approach terrorist detainee trials are among the topics we’ll discuss with Sen. Leahy.