Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Turnout is expected to be light in today’s state primaries; State officials want to tighten control over a corporation that is building a
computerized network of medical records. Lawmakers
and the Douglas Administration say the additional oversight is needed, since
the private organization gets public money…
The Primary Election is Tuesday and there are two Democrats running for lieutenant governor: former representative Tom Costello of Rutland and businessman Nate Freeman of Northfield. We’ll find out what they would do as lieutenant governor, and why they want to challenge incumbent Republican Brian Dubie.
Attention has begun to focus on the
Democratic primary for lieutenant governor.
men want the nomination – Tom Costello of Brattleboro and Nate Freeman of Northfield.
Ross Sneyd has this preview of the race.
Howard Dean will gavel the Democratic National Convention to order later this afternoon; Vermont Democrats will have to choose between two candidates for lt. gov. during the primary on Sept. 9th; efforts are under way to restore Lake Champlain’s population of muskies.
Concerns today about the possibility of flash floods from
torrential storms; Verizon Wireless takes over Unicel, but must sell the assets
in Vermont and upstate New
York to maintain competition. Today’s the first day
to cast a ballot in Vermont’s
primary election. A New Hampshire
fuel company is fined $6,000 for spilling fuel at two Vermont