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Sorrell Makes Case For Re-election
Monday, 10/08/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Bill Sorrell has been elected to seven consecutive terms as Vermont's Attorney General. Now Sorrell and two opponents are vying for the role of Vermont's top law enforcement officer.
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Vermont Joins States In Challenging Anti-Gay Marriage Law
Saturday, 09/08/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Vermont is joining with New York and Connecticut in filing a brief urging a federal court to strike down the law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, denies same-sex couples of a wide range of federal benefits.
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Sorrell Wins Democratic Primary For AG; Donovan Concedes
Wednesday, 08/29/12
By Bob Kinzel
Attorney General Bill Sorrell has won his Democratic primary for re-election. Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan bowed out Wednesday morning.
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Debate: Democratic AG's Race Audio Now Online
Thursday, 08/23/12
By Jane Lindholm
The Democratic candidates for Attorney General Bill Sorrell and TJ Donovan have their final debate before Tuesday’s election.
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Attorney General Sorrell Prepares Campaign Defense
Friday, 06/22/12
By Bob Kinzel
Attorney General Bill Sorrell outlines his position on issues affecting his office and VPR's Kirk Carapezza provides an update on the plan to bring F-35s to Burlington International Airport.
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Donovan Wages Challenge For AG Nomination
Thursday, 06/21/12
By Jane Lindholm
T.J. Donovan was elected Chittenden County state's attorney in 2006, and now says the attorney general's office needs new blood. He's challenging incumbent Bill Sorrell in the Democratic Primary.
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VPR News
Attorney General Warns About Deceptive Mailing
Friday, 06/08/12
The Vermont attorney general is warning businesses, organizations and state agencies about a deceptive mailing that includes what appears to be an invoice from a telecom provider.
VPR News
Required By Law, Vt. And N.H. Attorneys General 'Perambulate' The Border
Monday, 05/14/12
By Charlotte Albright
For decades, state law has required attorneys general from both states to "perambulate" the border every seven years to make sure the markers remain visible and accurate.
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Sorrell Says Other States Should Join Vermont Yankee Appeal
Monday, 02/20/12
By John Dillon
Attorney General Bill Sorrell says a federal court ruling in the Vermont Yankee nuclear power case could have a chilling effect on other state legislatures as they consider issues that cross over into federal regulation.
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Vt. Lawmakers Continue To Weigh Options After Vermont Yankee Decision
Monday, 01/23/12
By Samantha Fields
The Vermont Legislature wanted to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant plant in March, when its current license expires. But U.S. District Judge Garvan Murtha ruled that the Legislature does not have that authority.
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The Use Of Tasers
Wednesday, 11/02/11
By Jane Lindholm
As the Vermont State Police alters their taser policy and Montpelier decides whether its police officers should carry the devices, we look at policies governing their use.
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Attorney General Bill Sorrell
Wednesday, 07/20/11
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell addresses the recent ruling by Judge Murtha and other issues facing his office, we learn who Bruce Springsteen was singing about in his 1984 hit "Glory Days" and we return to Summer School to learn how to whittle.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down VT Prescription Drug Law
Thursday, 06/23/11
By Melody Bodette
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a Vermont law that requires doctors' consent before their prescription records could be used by drug companies to market prescription drugs to doctors.
Vermont Edition
What Was In The Attorney General's Obesity Report?
Tuesday, 02/22/11
By Jane Lindholm
We discuss Vermont's Healthy Weight Initiative with Attorney General Bill Sorrell and Heath Commissioner Harry Chen. Plus, why Vermont has joined in a lawsuit against the NRC over the storage of spent nuclear fuel.  
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Officials: Changes Needed to Campaign Finance Laws
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell and Secretary of State elect Jim Condos say the legislature should make changes to the state's campaign finance laws.
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Vermont's Campaign Finance Laws
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Jane Lindholm
Political action groups spent lavishly in this year's statewide campaigns, raising questions about Vermont's campaign finance laws. We talk about the laws and how they're enforced. 
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Attorney General's Debate
Thursday, 10/07/10
By Bob Kinzel
Progressive Charlotte Dennett, incumbent Democrat Bill Sorrell and Republican Aaron Toscano debate the issues in their race for attorney general.
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Sorrell Says Cell Records Not Routinely Requested
Tuesday, 03/23/10
By Steve Zind
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says he's not aware of any non-emergency situations where cell phone records were requested by state authorities without first getting court approval.
VPR News
Public Records & Cell Phone Monitoring
Monday, 03/22/10
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Attorney General Bill Sorrell and ACLU of VT Executive Director Allen Gilbert about cell phone monitoring in Vermont
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Vermont Edition
New Technologies Challenge Public Records
Monday, 03/22/10
By Steve Zind
A recent dust up over cell phone tracking records highlights how new communications challenge open records laws.  Also, working to save Vermont's butternut trees.
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VT Edition: Campaign Finance Law Ruling
Monday, 01/25/10
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Attorney General Bill Sorrell about the Supreme Court's recent ruling on Campaign Finance laws.
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Investigation Opened Over Contractor Controversy
Friday, 10/16/09
By Bob Kinzel
Officials in Montpelier have been swept up in controversy since it was disclosed that the city overpaid a contractor thousands of dollars. Now a criminal investigation into possible larceny and other misdeeds has opened.
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Attorney General remembers Woodstock
Friday, 08/14/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
Today we're marking the fortieth anniversary of that historic summertime event with the stories from people who were there. One Vermonter who got to Woodstock is today the Attorney General of the state.
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