William Sorrell

Type: Person
Name: William Sorrell
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Eaton appointed to Vt. Supreme Court

Eaton appointed to Vt. Supreme CourtUpdated: Monday, October 13 2014 10:35 AM EDT 2014-10-13 14:35:52 GMTGov. Peter Shumlin announced Monday that Eaton will fill the seat left open by Justice Geoffrey Crawford's appointment to the federal bench.Gov. Peter ... [Published WCAX TV3 - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Vermont to hold hearings on GMO labeling rules

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell is planning three public meetings on proposed rules to implement the new state law requiring the labeling of food produced through genetic engineering. The meetings will be held the ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Allow adults to make own decisions

19 hours agoGLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESSShane McCormack, Republican candidate for Vermont attorney generalShane McCormack, Republican candidate for Vermont attorney general lessWilliam Sorrell, Vermont's attorney general since 1997, does not like menthol ... [Published Burlington Press - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 3 reports

Vermont AT&T users to get refunds for 'cramming'

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Places:MONTPELIER, Vermont — About 45,000 Vermont customers of AT&T Mobility who lost an estimated $1 million in authorized charges placed on their cell phone bills stand to benefit from ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

McCormack: Enough with the consumer protection

Shane McCormack, GOP candidate for Vermont Attorney General, in Burlington on Wednesday.Shane McCormack, GOP candidate for Vermont Attorney General, in Burlington on Wednesday. lessThe last-minute Republican candidate for attorney general circulated ... [Published Burlington Press - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Judge: Jury will decide police assault case

Buy PhotoWinooski police officer Jason Nokes, center, prepares to leave the courtroom at Vermont Superior Court in Burlington on Tuesday morning after Judge Michael Kupersmith denied dismissal of his case. Nokes was indicted on several charges by a grand ... [Published Burlington Press - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

On menthol and Mencken

“Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” — H.L. MenckenWilliam Sorrell, Vermont’s attorney general since 1997, does not like menthol cigarettes. Mr. Sorrell does not like the fact that you might like menthol cigarettes ... [Published Times Argus - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

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Person in Vt. gets rodent virusMONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Health is warning residents to be cautious when cleaning up rodent-infested areas after someone came down with a potentially deadly virus carried by deer mice.The person who became ... [Published Rutland Herald - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Corren and Sorrell call for collecting gas price data

Buy PhotoDean Corren, Progressive/Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, talks outside McCaffrey’s Sunoco gas station at the corner of North Street and North Avenue in Burlington Monday morning about high gas prices in northwest Vermont, higher ... [Published Burlington Press - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sorrell, Welch warn: avoid student loan scams

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Student Assistance Corp., Congressman Peter Welch and Attorney General William Sorrell are warning about offers from financial companies that promise student loan "relief." They say state and federal authorities ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Notorious ‘scanner troll’ gets no succor from Federal Circuit

Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell in 2012. billsorrell.com MPHJ Technology became infamous by sending out thousands of letters  demanding $1,000 per worker  from small businesses using basic scan-to-email functions. The company says it owns ... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sorrell urges confidentiality reforms for kids

Stefan Hard / Staff PhotoAttorney General William Sorrell testifies Tuesday before the Child Protection Panel at the State House in Montpelier. Sorrell presented five recommendations for improving child protection.MONTPELIER — Seeking to better protect ... [Published Times Argus - Jul 30 2014]

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On the state's defense of the GMO law, Sorrell said, "we are very much lead counsel." He also argued that hiring supplementary legal help made more sense than pulling 15-20 assistant AGs off other work "to get close to the number of lawyers...

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Shumlin ramps up spending compared to 2012 [Published Burlington Press - Oct 16 2014]
Eaton appointed to Vt. Supreme Court [Published WCAX TV3 - Oct 13 2014]
Vermont to hold hearings on GMO labeling rules [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 13 2014]
Allow adults to make own decisions [Published Burlington Press - Oct 10 2014]
Vermont AT&T users to get refunds for 'cramming' [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 09 2014]
AT&T 'Crammed' the Wrong Customer's Mobile Phon... [Published eWeek - Oct 09 2014]
Brian Shupe: Good news about groundwater [Published VTDigger.org - Oct 09 2014]
Melanie Peyser: Cut losses on the pipeline [Published VTDigger.org - Oct 09 2014]
AT&T to pay $105 million for unauthorized charg... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 09 2014]
AT&T Agrees to Record $105 Million Settlement i... [Published Channel Partners Online - Oct 08 2014]
McCormack: Enough with the consumer protection [Published Burlington Press - Oct 06 2014]
Mares: The Governor Aiken Fly [Published Vermont Public Radio - Oct 03 2014]
Shumlin far ahead in money; Milne shows surge [Published Burlington Press - Oct 02 2014]
Good news about groundwater [Published Rutland Herald - Sep 28 2014]
Judge: Jury will decide police assault case [Published Burlington Press - Sep 23 2014]
On menthol and Mencken [Published Times Argus - Sep 23 2014]
Lawyers: Cpl. Nokes acted in self-defense [Published Burlington Press - Sep 22 2014]
(No heading) [Published Rutland Herald - Sep 17 2014]
Corren and Sorrell call for collecting gas pric... [Published Burlington Press - Sep 16 2014]
Vermont Attorney General reaches settlement wit... [Published Lexology - Sep 16 2014]
Vermonters urged to 'take back' drugs Saturday [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 16 2014]
Vermonters urged to 'take back' drugs Saturday [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 16 2014]
Motorists in northwest Vt. again paying more fo... [Published Champlain Channel - Sep 15 2014]
GMA et al seek injunction to stop Vermont imple... [Published Food Navigator USA - Sep 15 2014]
Milne wins GOP; turnout low [Published Times Argus - Aug 27 2014]
Sorrell, Welch warn: avoid student loan scams [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
Notorious ‘scanner troll’ gets no succor from F... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 13 2014]
Vermont AG Beats Appeal by Accused Patent Troll... [Published Law.com - Newswire - Aug 12 2014]
Sorrell urges confidentiality reforms for kids [Published Times Argus - Jul 30 2014]
Rivals still way behind Shumlin in fundraising [Published Times Argus - Jul 16 2014]
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Notorious ‘scanner troll’ gets no succor from F... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 13 2014]
Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell in 2012. billsorrell.com MPHJ Technology became infamous by sending out thousands of letters  demanding $1,000 per worker  from small businesses using basic scan-to-email functions. The company says it owns ...
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 ...
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