Speaker Smith proposes panel to oversee stimulus money

The panel would be made up of one person each from the Vermont House, the state Senate and the governor’s administration, and would provide quarterly reports available to the public on how the stimulus money is being used.

Midday Newscast: January 22, 2009

A new law inspired by the rape and murder of a girl in Randolph last summer won preliminary approval in the state Senate just a few minutes ago; Gov. Jim Douglas outlines his budget proposals in a couple of hours;