With tag: campaign_finance_laws
Electronic Waste: New Products, Old Problem
By Steve Zind
Think back to the number of cell phones you’ve gone through over the
last 10 years or so. That’s just a tiny fraction of the electronic waste
Vermonters throw out each year. The state has just concluded its first
year of an electronics recycling program, and diverted 4.8 million
pounds of electronic waste from landfills into a recycling program.
Judge Says Group Violated Campaign Finance Laws
A Vermont Superior Court judge says a Democratic Party advocacy group violated
state campaign finance laws last fall. The
state has also taken the Republican Governors Association to court. That case is
Vermont's campaign finance law
By Cheryl Hanna
Tomorrow the United States will hear arguments in Randall v. Sorrell, a case testing the constitutionality of Vermont's campaign finance law. Commentator Cheryl Hanna shares her thoughts on what this case means for Vermont and for the nation.
Campaign finance reform
By Bob Kinzel
The Legislature is eager to pass new campaign finance rules in time for
the 2008 elections. Bob Kinzel's guests look at the bill's prospects. Also in the program, news analysis from VPR's John Dillon, and we hear
from NPR's Juan Williams. Williams was in Vermont this week to speak
to teachers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Suit threatened over campaign finance ruling
Anthony Pollina is striking a conciliatory tone over demands from two top state officials that he return some of the money he's raised to his campaign donors. But some of his supporters are threatening to sue.
Pollina donors file suit over campaign finance law
Three donors to independent gubernatorial candidate Anthony Pollina have filed suit in federal court over an interpretation of Vermont's campaign finance law issued by the office of Attorney General William Sorrell.