Here are tonight’s top stories:
The Vermont House has approved legislation that backers hope will reduce
drunken driving in Vermont; A quick-fix road repair program that Governor Jim Douglas called "Operation Smooth Ride" has run into some bumps in the Legislature; Governor Jim Douglas says Vermonters could pay higher electric rates because of a bill that requires Vermont Yankee to show it has enough money to decommission the plant; A bird’s eye view of the Governor’s weekly press conference…
The chairman of
the Judiciary Committee in the Vermont House says he’d like lawmakers to
consider lowering the threshold at which a driver is drunk behind the wheel
from a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent to a lowest-in-the-nation .05.