New Hampshire Congressman
Paul Hodes is standing by President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for Treasury
Secretary, Timothy Geithner, despite revelations that Geithner had failed to
pay $34,000 in taxes several years ago.
A plan to throw
U-S automakers a $14 billion lifeline cleared the House last night.
House Representatives Peter Welch, Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes all voted
in favor of the bill. But the
legislation is still in jeopardy in the Senate. A vote there could come today.
Congressman Paul Hodes says he’s disappointed that the Department of Veterans
Affairs has decided not to put a new outpatient clinic in Keene. That clinic was sought by members of state’s Washington delegation.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Jury selection is
moving faster than expected in the trial of the man charged with killing two
people in Essex in August 2006;
challenger Gaye Symington says Governor Jim Douglas is not moving quickly to
get additional funds out to Vermonters for home weatherization projects…