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VPR Newscast: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12 p.m.

Vermont taxpayers will have to begin paying for another cost of Tropical Storm Irene next year, as the Federal Emergency Management Agency cuts down on its assistance in the state.

When Vermont lawmakers return to work in about six weeks, they’ll consider whether the state should sell off its investments in oil, coal and other fossil fuel companies.

Green Mountain Power and the University of Vermont are going to be working together to promote educational, environmental and economic development growth in the state.

Vermont anglers will have some opportunities for year-round fishing in some of the state's lakes, ponds and rivers after the new year.