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Courts & Corrections
Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill to tighten restrictions on sex offenders getting out of prison Wednesday. Shumlin thanked House and Senate lawmakers for their work on the bill, which was among the first to be signed this session. H.16 updates current policy for the sex offender registry to require any offender who […]
Windham County State’s Attorney Tracy Shriver confirmed Monday that the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services was looking for a new space in downtown Brattleboro for the office, which employs about 15 people.
Sen. Patrick Leahy has recommended Burlington attorney Eric Miller to serve as Vermont’s next U.S. District Attorney, according to a news release. Miller, 45, would replace Tristram Coffin, who returned to private practice last month after six years as U.S. Attorney. Miller has worked since 1999 in the Burlington office of the law firm Sheehey […]