House set to debate “two-vote” school budget law

The Vermont House is set to have a heated debate about a controversial law that was passed last year. The law calls on towns that spend a lot on education to hold two votes on their school budgets. Democratic leaders who supported the law last spring, now say the plan is too confusing and should be replaced.

Evening Newscast: September 19, 2007

The U.S. Senate has rejected a plan by Senator Patrick Leahy to allow military detainees to challenge their detention in federal court,Vermont’s Public Service Board says hospitals should be forced to live within budgets that grow no faster than the rate of inflation, Advocates launch a statewide awareness campaign for Catamount Health, and commentator Charlie Nardozzi with lawn care advice before the snow flies.