Midday Newscast: August 22, 2008

Patrick Leahy is concerned about a set of proposed rules designed to help the FBI catch terrorists; Vermont Department of Health has found elevated levels of toxins in Mississiquoi Bay; N.H. officials say there are several factors 2006 Vermont low birth rate report; more…

Can government ease winter heating costs?

The program that helps low-income Vermonters pay for heat is at least $19 million short this year, and middle income Vermonters are also struggling to plan for winter. We’ll look at whether federal and state government can ease the concern about heating costs.