Congressman Peter Welch joins VPR’s Jane Lindholm along with consumer
finance expert Karen Gross, the president of Bennington’s
Southern Vermont College, to talk about how consumers can protect themselves
from unfair credit card industry parctices and how the system could become more balanced and transparent.
Vermont’s fourteen hospitals are before a state review board today, asking for revenue increases that average 10%; a statehouse cook off kicks off Eat Local challenges around Vermont; a convoy hauling a monster electrical transformer continues creeping down Interstate 89 this afternoon; dozens of elected officials from cities across the country lobbied Congress this week for an end to the war in Iraq. police in Claremont, NH are accusing a former credit union teller of stealing $72 thousand.