The Vermont State Hospital

For the second time in a year, the Vermont State Hospital was denied federal certification.  We talk about what’s next for the facility with the state’s Mental Health Commissioner Michael Hartman and Rep. Anne Donahue.  Also, catalytic converters create a rise in a rare element, and we stop by Beansie’s snack bus.

Morning Newscast: October 3, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: The Douglas Administration may have to fill a seven million dollar hole in the budget next year because the federal government says it will not pay for patient care at the Vermont State Hospital; Consumer advocate and presidential candidate Ralph Nader is visiting Vermont and New Hampshire…