Campaign Finance Improprieties
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Shot down once, the owners of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant continue pushing for a second vote by state lawmakers for a license extension allowing it to stay open past 2012.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Gov. Mark Sanford is accused of breaking 37 ethics laws regarding campaign finances and travel, including using taxpayer money for high-priced airplane tickets that took him around the world and to Argentina for a rendezvous with the woman he once called his "soul mate." The governor's attorney said he looks forward to answering the "technical questions" regarding Sanford's travel and finances at a State Ethics Commission hearing early next year.