Vermont Attorney General

New England News
3:30 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

State Probe Rules Fatal Police Shooting Justified

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An investigation by the Vermont attorney general's office has ruled a Brattleboro police officer was justified when he shot and killed an unarmed drug suspect during a raid.

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New England News
10:30 am
Sat June 7, 2014

Vermont Sues Over Use Of MTBE

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The Vermont Attorney General's office is suing more than two dozen of the country's largest refiners of gasoline over the use of the gasoline additive MTBE that it says has caused widespread groundwater pollution.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Vermont Warns Businesses Of School Donation Calls

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The Vermont attorney general's office is warning business owners to beware of calls or emails from groups claiming to be raising money for local schools.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Vermont AG Issues Opinion On New Campaign Finance Law

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Vermont’s Attorney General has issued an opinion following confusion over the implementation start of new campaign finance law.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Vermont Says Campaign Limits Remain For '14 Cycle

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Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell says the state's campaign finance contribution limits will remain the same through the end of the year.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Vermont Begins Making Rules for GMO Labels

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The Vermont Attorney General's office is beginning to make the rules that will govern the state's new law requiring the labeling of foods produced with genetic engineering.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

VT State Lab Fined over Hazardous Waste Disposal

The Vermont Attorney General's office says the Department of Environmental Conservation of the Agency of Natural Resources is paying $12,000 in civil penalties and $6,000 for an environmental project to settle violations of state hazardous waste disposal rules.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Vermont Settles With Maker Of Mislabeled VerMints

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Vermont has reached a settlement with VerMints, a company that mislabeled its tins of mints as Vermont products.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

VT Joins Nation On Anti-Human Trafficking Funding

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Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell has joined other states in asking Congress to fund anti-human trafficking measures.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

VT, Planned Parenthood Settle Campaign Complaints

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An affiliate of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England will pay $30,000 to the state of Vermont to settle a claim by the attorney general's office that it violated the state's campaign finance laws in 2010.

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