VPR Evening News April 28th, 2008

The Vermont Senate has passed legislation designed to make it easier for developers to build housing projects near downtowns and villages; Policymakers in Montpelier will decide this week whether to adopt a bill to help stimulate the state’s economy; The Vermont House has approved legislation that makes all library records confidential, unless a judge issues a warrant for the information; A new report says 38 percent of Vermont’s schools failed to achieve what’s known as “adequate yearly progress” on student performance; Ed Feidner, whose theater career spanned 35 years at UVM, died last week at the age of 77.