Legislative leaders and Governor Jim Douglas remain at odds over a special
legislative session to address sex offender laws. The
two sides have been deadlocked for weeks, and today the political
rhetoric grew more heated.
A key position has been filled in Vermont’s health care reform efforts; a new training program in the Upper Valley aims to help reinvigorate one of the region’s traditional industries; Governor Jim Douglas says he plans to fight proposed federal budget cuts in the special education program.
Governor Jim Douglas says new proposed federal budget cuts in the special education program will have a devastating impact on children in Vermont who have special needs. The Governor says he hopes to rally a coalition of governors to actively fight these cuts.