Here are tonight’s top stories:
The Vermont House has approved legislation that backers hope will reduce
drunken driving in Vermont; A quick-fix road repair program that Governor Jim Douglas called "Operation Smooth Ride" has run into some bumps in the Legislature; Governor Jim Douglas says Vermonters could pay higher electric rates because of a bill that requires Vermont Yankee to show it has enough money to decommission the plant; A bird’s eye view of the Governor’s weekly press conference…
quick-fix road repair program that Governor Jim Douglas called "Operation
Smooth Ride" has run into some bumps in the Legislature. Leaders
in the House want to use the bulk of the $3 million for town road
the Senate Transportation Committee wants to spend more of the money on state
John Dillon has more.
About 80 miles of Vermont’s roughest roads will be getting some extra attention
Two weeks ago Gov.
Jim Douglas announced "Operation Smooth Ride” amid complaints that this was
an unusually bad spring for potholes and frost heaves. And so he sought $3
million for extra paving projects.