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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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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

PAC to pay $30K for Campaign Finance Violations

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The Vermont attorney general says a Democratic advocacy group will pay $30,000 for violating Vermont's campaign finance laws.

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

Vermont Attorney General Discusses Settlement of Cramming Case

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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

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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
10:15 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

AG: Vermont Care Home Prevails in Zoning Dispute

The Vermont commissioner of the Department of Mental Health says a recent court decision reaffirms the right of individuals with mental-health and other disabilities to live in community settings.

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North Country News
1:15 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Settlement Reached in False Trademark Case in VT

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The Vermont Attorney General's office has reached a settlement with a New York City business that it says misrepresented itself as a trademark renewal service.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Vermont Sues, Accusing Company of "Patent Trolling"

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The Vermont attorney general's office is suing a business, accusing it of "patent trolling."

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vermont Attorney General Warns of Texting Scam

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The Vermont Attorney General’s office is warning wireless phone consumers about a new scam called “smishing” that is targeting Vermonters.

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North Country News
1:14 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Vermont AG, AARP to Educate Seniors, Others, on Scams

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Officials with the Vermont Attorney general's office and AARP are going to be hosting a forum in Bennington to warn senior citizens and others about the dangers of financial scams.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Vermont AG to Hold Public Forum on Stun Gun Use

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The Vermont attorney general's office will hold a public forum next week to evaluate police use of stun guns.

The forum — to be held next Monday in Montpelier — will include a panel made up of two lawmakers, the heads of the Vermont American Civil Liberties Union and Disability Rights Vermont and Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell. Members of the public will also be invited to provide comments.

Several presentations will be given on the current training and policies on the use of stun guns and the risk and benefits of using them.

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