William Sorrell

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Name: William Sorrell
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 1 reports

OVERNIGHT TECH: Eyes on Leahy for new NSA reform bill

THE LEDE: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is expected to unveil his bulked-up version of the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday, which would place new limits on the National Security Agency and reform the secretive federal surveillance ... [Published The Hill - 22 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

AG: Law needs to change to better protect at-risk kids

Attorney General William Sorrell told members of the special legislative panel that Vermont law needs to change to better protect at-risk children.Sorrell released five recommendations to the Committee on Child Protection, a panel formed in the wake of ... [Published Champlain Channel - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

MoveOn Joins The Vermont Food Fight, Doubles The State’s Legal Defense

The non-profit organization MoveOn has joined the “ Vermont Food Fight ,” drastically increasing the state’s legal defense fund. Thanks to MoveOn, Vermont’s legal defense fund, which will be used to combat a lawsuit fighting Vermont’s new GMO food labeling ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rivals still way behind Shumlin in fundraising

MONTPELIER — Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne has raised just more than $20,000 in his quest to unseat Democrat Peter Shumlin, according to campaign finance documents filed Tuesday.Milne, a businessman from Pomfret, announced on the last ... [Published Times Argus - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

MoveOn.org doubles Vermont’s anti-GMO legal defense fund

A legal defense fund created to defend Vermont’s anti-GMO labeling law got a boost this week after liberal advocacy group MoveOn.org made a massive deposit, more than doubling the fund’s account balance.“It’s a $53,000 donation that we got from an organization ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Attorney General Announces Preliminary Results Of Ge Food Labeling Questionnaire, Answers Frequently Asked Questions

CONTACT: Kate Whelley McCabe, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5621, Todd Daloz, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-4605, ,Continuing the process of developing rules to implement Vermont's first-in-the-nation GE Food Labeling Law, Attorney General ... [Published Noodls - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sorrell assembles team to defend GMO labeling

Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream (left), and Gov. Peter Shumlin announced in June that Ben & Jerry’s would rename one of its ice creams and donate $1 from each pint sold to the Food Fight Fund. The fund is to help defray the cost ... [Published Burlington Press - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t Recognize That Wireless Fee? A Refund May Be Coming

The crackdown on unauthorized mobile-phone charges that led to a federal complaint against T-MobileUS Inc. (TMUS) this week poses a threat to other U.S. carriers thatfail to stamp out the practice and offer refunds.The Federal Trade Commission filed a ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Vermont's Election Laws Survive 2nd Circuit

By ADAM KLASFELDMANHATTAN (CN) - The 2nd Circuit today upheld Vermont's limits on what donors can contribute to political committees and its disclosure requirements for "electioneering communication" and "mass media activities.""Basically, we see this ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 2 reports

Grocery Groups Sue Vermont Over New GMO Food Labeling Requirement

( afagen ) Back in April, Vermont became the first state to require food companies to label their products if they contained genetically modified organisms , or GMOs. Now various industry food groups are coming together to fight the rule with a ... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vermont sues over use of MTBE

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - 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. Attorney ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 06 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Vermont says campaign limits remain for '14 cycle

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell says the state's campaign finance contribution limits will remain the same through the end of the year. Sorrell issued the formal opinion Tuesday after being asked by the Secretary of ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 13 2014]

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"we saw tremendous interest in this topic, with hundreds of vermonters and people from across the country and around the world weighing in how they felt labeling should proceed under the law" Attorney General Sorrell said. The overwhelming majority (more than 80%) of responses came from persons identifying themselves as Vermonters...
In his announcement Monday of the legal defense team, Sorrell said: "plaintiffs are both national and international trade associations that are well-resourced and are expected to mount a vigorous attack on the law."

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AG: Law needs to change to better protect at-ri... [Published Champlain Channel - 6 hours ago]
OVERNIGHT TECH: Eyes on Leahy for new NSA refor... [Published The Hill - 22 hours ago]
MoveOn Joins The Vermont Food Fight, Doubles Th... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 28 2014]
Rivals still way behind Shumlin in fundraising [Published Times Argus - Jul 16 2014]
MoveOn.org doubles Vermont’s anti-GMO legal def... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
Attorney General Announces Preliminary Results ... [Published Noodls - Jul 14 2014]
Vermont Attorney General Levies Civil Fine On C... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Jul 14 2014]
Sorrell assembles team to defend GMO labeling [Published Burlington Press - Jul 08 2014]
State clears Brattleboro officer in hotel shooting [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jul 04 2014]
Dear John Legere, stop blaming others and fix y... [Published Android Authority - Jul 03 2014]
Don’t Recognize That Wireless Fee? A Refund May... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 03 2014]
Vermont's Election Laws Survive 2nd Circuit [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 02 2014]
Trade groups file lawsuit against VT for GMO la... [Published Label & Narrow Web - Jun 23 2014]
Exxon & Chevron Sued by Pennsylvania Over Gas A... [Published Gulf Oil And Gas - Jun 22 2014]
Exxon, Chevron Sued by Pennsylvania Over Gas Ad... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 20 2014]
A sense of urgency [Published Times Argus - Jun 20 2014]
Grocery Groups Sue Vermont Over New GMO Food La... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 13 2014]
Big Food is already suing Vermont over its GMO ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 13 2014]
Lawsuit challenges Vermont's GMO labeling law [Published News Leader - Jun 13 2014]
Vermont sues over use of MTBE [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 06 2014]
Vermont says campaign limits remain for '14 cycle [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 13 2014]
Vermont attorney general to talk predatory lending [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 23 2014]
High Level Patent Reform [Published Patent Law Blog (Patently-O) - Apr 07 2014]
Yankee's CPG is in the best interest of all Ver... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Mar 24 2014]
Reasons the Public Service Board Should Approve... [Published Yes Vermont Yankee - Mar 24 2014]
Two men deny murder charge in 3-year-old case [Published Burlington Press - Mar 10 2014]
Vermont can lead on opiate issue [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Mar 04 2014]
Common Ground on Vermont Yankee: Guest Post by ... [Published Yes Vermont Yankee - Jan 28 2014]
Donovan forgoes Sorrell challenge in 2014 [Published Times Argus - Jan 22 2014]
Shumlin, Entergy reach deal to speed up Yankee ... [Published Times Argus - Dec 24 2013]
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Grocery Groups Sue Vermont Over New GMO Food La... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 13 2014]
( afagen ) Back in April, Vermont became the first state to require food companies to label their products if they contained genetically modified organisms , or GMOs. Now various industry food groups are coming together to fight the rule with a ...
Big Food is already suing Vermont over its GMO ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 13 2014]
A Vermont law that will  require manufacturers to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients won’t take effect for another two years, but industry groups are already attacking it in court. Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) signed the bill on ...
High Level Patent Reform [Published Patent Law Blog (Patently-O) - Apr 07 2014]
GUEST POST by Ken Salazar , WilmerHale Partner & Former US Secretary of the Interior and Quentin Palfrey , WilmerHale Senior Counsel and Former Senior Advisor for Jobs & Competitiveness in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy ...
Reasons the Public Service Board Should Approve... [Published Yes Vermont Yankee - Mar 24 2014]
Five Reasons Why the Vermont Public Service Board Should Approve the Certificate of Public Good for Vermont Yankee A Settlement Agreement announced on December 23, 2013 by Gov. Peter Shumlin, Attorney General William Sorrell, the State of Vermont, ...
Common Ground on Vermont Yankee: Guest Post by ... [Published Yes Vermont Yankee - Jan 28 2014]
Vermont finally has found common ground on Vermont Yankee By Brad Ferland, President Vermont Energy Partnership Brad FerlandNovember 2012 PSB meetingWhen the State of Vermont holds a major public hearing about Vermont Yankee and almost no-one attends, ...
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