Vermont towns damaged by Tropical Storm Irene are still
waiting to learn how much financial help they’ll get from the federal
government for damaged roads, bridges and buildings. In
the meantime, the bills are coming in for the repair work. A number of towns are borrowing money to cover those
Vermonters are depending on Washington as they struggle to recover from Tropical Storm
the debate over federal funding for disaster relief has been resolved for now,
many are fed up with being caught in the middle of congressional standoffs.