Patrick Leahy says the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on the confirmation
of Attorney General-designate Eric Holder later this week. Holder
spent two days appearing before the Leahy’s Judiciary Committee.
chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is frustrated that a judge won’t
talk about a case involving Michael Jacques (Jakes), the man accused of
kidnapping Brooke Bennett,
committee is holding hearings on possible changes to Vermont law following the kidnapping and murder of Bennett, a
12-year-old Braintree girl.
Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter will join Sen. Patrick Leahy for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Rutland next week; the Legislature is considering a bill that would require a state permit for anyone who wants to sell pets; the state of New Hampshire is helping to make sure a proposed wood pellet plant can be built in Berlin; Dino Ambrosini, a retired marble sculptor whose work decorates several public spaces in Rutland, has died.