A draft bill would make more crimes eligible to be cleared from a person’s record, but questions remain over who would still have access to the information and under what circumstances.
The court issued its ruling in an appeal brought by the ACLU of Vermont, on behalf of a Richford couple who were charged with possession of drugs following a warrantless search of their vehicle in 2018 by border patrol agents in Jay.
The Labor Department ruled that providing an extra $25 a week was illegal because it would have used money from the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. The AG said the Labor Department relied on a wrong interpretation of the law provided by Vermont Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington.
The state accuses Exxon, Shell, Sunoco and CITGO of misleading Vermonters about their products’ effect on climate change.
Cardinal, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Johnson & Johnson are expected to pay up to $26 billion, but Vermont would get less than 1% of that total.
Vermont has joined 35 other states and Washington, D.C., in an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
If the bankruptcy plan as now proposed by the maker of OxyContin is approved, Vermont’s lawsuit against the company and a separate one against the Sackler family members who own it will be “extinguished.”
Imagine seeing these older white men campaigning for a woman of color across this state. How powerful that would be. What a message that would send.
The nonprofit community mental health agency serving southeastern Vermont has agreed to pay $170,000 for improperly submitting insurance claims for services provided by an ineligible employee, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday.
White nationalist Max Misch of Bennington was arrested Friday for allegedly contacting a witness, in violation of the conditions of his release — and he was released again on the same conditions.
The 81-year-old senator hasn’t said whether he will seek a ninth term in the U.S. Senate, but Rep. Peter Welch appears to be eyeing the seat. Other top politicos have expressed interest in succeeding Welch in the House.
The preliminary report concludes that the Police Department ‘violated Vermont’s Fair Housing and Public Accommodations Act’ when officers discriminated against Morris on the basis of her race.
The news organization claims in a lawsuit filing that the state’s refusal to release EB-5 records and its “broad” interpretation of a Vermont Public Records Act exemption diverges from other jurisdictions in the nation.
Studies show that providing people with access to steadier and higher-paying work will lower the risk of reoffense and criminal behavior.