Bill Sorrell

North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Using Unique-To-Vermont Law, State AG Cracks Down On Predatory Lenders

Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell
Credit National Association of Attorneys General

Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell announced this week that his office is taking action against online predatory lenders.  He is using provisions of a law unique to Vermont to curb not only the lenders, but the payment processors.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Vermont Attorney General Discusses Settlement of Cramming Case

Credit Irita Kirsbluma/Flickr

The state of Vermont has settled two “cramming” lawsuits that will refund more than $900,000 to 12,500 Vermont consumers.  Vermont’s Attorney General talks about the settlement and a multi-state effort to curb the third-party billing practice.

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North Country News
1:45 pm
Sat October 19, 2013

Long-time VT AG Sorrell to Seek Re-election

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell
Credit Josh Larkin / Vermont Digger

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says he has some unfinished business he wants to complete, so the 66-year-old says he'll seek another term next year.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

Vermont Attorney General Reacts to Circuit Court Ruling

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell

On Wednesday, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision invalidating two Vermont laws pertaining to state oversight of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell tells North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley that while many aspects of the decision were disappointing for the state, there were some important determinations in the state’s favor.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Vermont Attorney General Candidates Debate

One of the most-watched contests in Vermont this election season is the race for the state Attorney General.  The state’s largest newspaper recently hosted a debate between the three candidates vying for the position.

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