The University of Vermont has announced five finalists in its search for a new president. The chairman of
UVM’s Board of Trustees describes the finalists as "highly accomplished," and
says all have had to handle very complex issues at their current
Another community health center in Vermont
has won federal qualification to expand its services; Peter Welch says U.S.
needs a vice president who can work with Congress; Metal thieves have a new
target: manhole covers.
Peter Welch says the Democratic Party runs the risk of alienating a lot of
voters if the presidential candidate who wins the most elected delegates isn’t
chosen as the Party’s nominee for the fall election.
who’s a super delegate supporting Senator Obama, says he’ll be very
disappointed if the super delegates play the deciding role in the nominating
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Special recapping results in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
This Tuesday on Town Meeting Day, Brattleboro residents will be voting on a ballot article that has caused some controversy around the country. The resolution calls for the indictment of President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, for what it says are crimes against the U.S. Constitution, such as the sanctioning of torture and illegal wiretapping. One of those involved in getting the indictment resolution placed on the ballot is Dan DeWalt. DeWalt is a Selectman from Newfane who, in 2006, introduced an Impeachment Resolution at Town Meeting. He spoke with VPR’s Neal Charnoff.
Congressman Peter Welch says Congressional Democrats should maintain a tough stand against the Iraqi war policies of the Bush Administration. Speaking on VPR’s Vermont Edition, Welch says the time has come to cut off funding for the war as soon as possible.