Corruption news for Vermont, from the Burlington Free Press:
Given this economic picture it's no surprise Vermont has seen an increase in property crimes and theft lately. These crimes are often tied to drug use and drug addiction, and it doesn't take much imagination to see a correlation between increased drug use and the feelings of desperation caused by a broken economy.
More puzzling, though, are several high-profile embezzlement cases we've seen around the state. These folks have jobs! With headlines declaring we have an embezzlement epidemic it seems likely the Legislature will look for ways to curb the problem. But how?
We can't legislate decency. We can't legislate good behavior.
Read the rest of the story at the Burlington Free Press.