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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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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

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell
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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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