Anthony Pollina stresses conservation and the development of local
renewable energy projects; Vermont launches aggressive anti-rabies
program; Democrats will hear from Senator Hillary Clinton at their
convention in Denver; good news for drivers in Bennington
Of the 20 Vermont delegates sent to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, at least a third are under the age of 30. Eight of the delegates, like Michael Pieciak of Brattleboro are committed to Hillary Clinton.
Former Democratic rivals
Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton plan to campaign together on Friday in
the small New
of Unity. It will be their first joint appearance meant to
ease tensions over the closely fought Democratic primary.
Host Bob Kinzel talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about the farm bill, gas prices and whether a global warming bill will be strong enough to get Sanders’ support. Also, Democratic superdelegate Billi Gosh on the next steps for the Clinton campaign, and the Discover Jazz Festival wraps up in Burlington.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Will a protracted battle between Barack Obama and Hillary
Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination hurt the Party’s chances of
winning the November election? Senator Patrick Leahy, who supports Obama, says the
answer is yes, and he thinks Clinton should drop out of the
administration has accepted a compromise from New Hampshire that will ensure the state’s residents will not be
barred from using their driver’s licenses to enter federal buildings and board
airplanes starting in May…