Congressional negotiators have agreed on a renewal of the farm bill that includes an expanded milk price support program; Negotiators in the Vermont House and Senate have reached agreement on next year’s budget, one of the final steps before adjournment; A provision that contains an exemption to the billboard ban draws criticism; Questions remain about whether Governor Douglas will sign legislation dealing with the Vermont Yankee decommissioning fund; A St. Johnsbury company has closed, putting 80 people out of work; Workers have repaired a gate on a Connecticut River hydroelectric dam; and commentator Mary McCallulm on one special graduation ceremony.

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VPR Evening News May 2nd, 2008

05/02/08 6:29PM By Neal Charnoff
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Congressional negotiators have agreed on a renewal of the farm bill that includes an expanded milk price support program; Negotiators in the Vermont House and Senate have reached agreement on next year’s budget, one of the final steps before adjournment; A provision that contains an exemption to the billboard ban draws criticism; Questions remain about whether Governor Douglas will sign legislation dealing with the Vermont Yankee decommissioning fund; A St. Johnsbury company has closed, putting 80 people out of work; Workers have repaired a gate on a Connecticut River hydroelectric dam; and commentator Mary McCallulm on one special graduation ceremony.

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