Shumlin Encourages Fellow Governors To Resist Federal Cuts

Governor Peter Shumlin says budget cuts under consideration in Congress would slash programs that keep Vermonters warm and healthy. Shumlin travels to Washington this week for a meeting of the national Governors Association, and he says he’ll encourage fellow governors to resist the proposed cuts.

Lynch asks for fed disaster aid for NH

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has asked President Bush to declare that the state has suffered a major disaster as a result of the ice storm that began on December 11.

Midday Newscast: November 14, 2008

Three utilities in Vermont are looking for new power supply contracts; Vermont’s congressional delegation supports a Vermont state senator’s plan to quickly rebuild the country’s transportation infrastructure; more…

Midday Newscast: August 21, 2007

Traffic deaths were up sharply in Vermont last year, but the percentage of them tied to drunken driving was down slightly; The Department of Homeland Security has agreed to work with Vermont to develop an enhanced driver’s license that can be used as identification at border crossings; a search is continuing for an 89-year-old woman who went missing while camping with family members in Williamstown; new federal money is helping senior citizens buy fresh fruit and vegetables at local farmers’ markets.senior funding