Report says Vermont and three other states in the North Country need to band together to boost the region’s economy; a University of Vermont professor says there is reason to be optimistic about the country’s economic future;
Gov. Jim Douglas made an unusual appearance before a
legislative committee to lobby for his economic stimulus; Vermont State Police
have released the name of a man who was fatally shot by troopers last night in
Bradford; Congressman Peter Welch’s effort to crack down on what he describes
as abuses by overseas contractors is before the U.S. House at this hour; more…
Meg Mitchell is the forest
supervisor for the Green Mountain National Forest Supervisor. Chad van Ormer is Recreation Planner for the National Forest. They spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about how changes are being implemented in the Green Mountain National Forest management plan.