More Vermont Articles

  • Former Vermont Sen. James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.

  • Vermont grapples with aging prison facilities

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With Vermont's prison facilities aging, lawmakers are beginning to grapple with whether to build new or patch up the old. The state Department of Buildings and General Services shared data with a legislative committee this past week on the maintenance costs of all eight...

  • Federal Circuit sends case against alleged patent troll back to Vermont

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell’s case against an alleged patent troll should be tried in the state. The so-called “scanner troll,” MPHJ Technology Investments LLC, was trying to...

  • Vt. company settles hazardous waste violations with AG Sorrell

    Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell announced a $70,000 settlement on Monday with a Burlington-area business that allegedly violated the state’s Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Sisters and Brothers Investment Group LLP...

  • Vermont lawmakers plan hearing on budget cuts

    Vermont lawmakers are planning a public hearing regarding a round of budget cuts proposed by the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin.

  • Enhanced Services Billing settles with Vt. AG for $200K

    Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell announced a $200,000 settlement on Monday with a Texas billing company that allegedly violated a state law meant to protect Vermonters from unauthorized telephone bill charges. Sorrell sued Enhanced...

  • Vermont changes vendor for troubled health website

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama's landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully...

  • Vermont AG files lawsuit against Dollar Tree chain

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell said Tuesday his office is suing a Virginia-based national discount chain for allegedly violating a 2010 settlement by continuing to sell jewelry. Sorrell In 2010, Sorrell’s office reached a settlement with...



From the Weekly Standard

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    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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