VPR Evening News September 21st, 2007

Congressman Peter Welch says Congressional Democrats should maintain a tough stand against the Iraqi War policies of the Bush Administration; The Vermont National Guard says 250 members of the Air Guard are returning this weekend from the Middle East this weekend; Fletcher Allen Health Care applies for state permission to build an electronic health records system; The state will spend almost a million dollars to help low income people who were inadvertently cut from fuel assistance programs; Governor Douglas accuses Democratic legislative leaders of being out of the mainstream; Vermont’s Medicaid program will get an infusion of $530,000 as part of a national settlement with a prescription drug maker, and commentator Mary Barrosse Schwartz is planning to visit her local farmer’s market for Eat Local Day.