Vermont Attorney General

New England News
10:05 am
Sun November 16, 2014

Vermont AG Warns About Phone Scam

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Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell is warning state residents about a phone scam targeting electric power customers in which callers threaten to shut off customers' power if money is not sent immediately.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Vermont Releases Draft GMO Labeling Rules

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The Vermont Attorney General's office has released a draft of the rules it is writing to govern the state's first-in-the-nation law to require the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.

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New England News
11:30 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Vermont Urges Consumers To Check Water Protection

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The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation is urging people to be sure that when they sign service contracts the companies they are dealing with are registered with the state.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Patent Trolling Case Moves Forward

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The case against a company that the Vermont Attorney general’s office claims is violating the state’s Consumer Protection Act will move forward in the courts.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Vermont Attorney General Files For Dismissal Of GMO Labeling Lawsuit

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The Vermont attorney general filed a request with the U.S. District Court Friday asking that it dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and other industry groups challenging the state’s new GMO labeling law.

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New England News
8:45 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Vermont Seeks Dismissal Of GMO Labeling Lawsuit

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The Vermont attorney general has asked the federal court to throw out a lawsuit filed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and other industry groups over a Vermont law that requires the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Vermont Sues Dollar Tree Over Sale Of Jewelry

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The Vermont attorney general is suing Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for selling jewelry that the state says contains toxic substances.

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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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