Vermont attorney general

Donovan leads the pack on fundraising

Newly installed Vermont attorney general has largest war chest among the five statewide candidates.

Burlington Labs emerges with new name, partner

The company, now called Aspenti Health, was taken over by an investor group while facing allegations last year that it had overbilled the state by millions. The UVM Health Network is now a part owner.

Attorney general to hold forum on health care costs

Attorney General TJ Donovan will hold a public forum on health care costs Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall. Donovan’s office runs a Public Protection Division dedicated to consumer affairs and enforcing antitrust laws. Amy Cooper, the executive director of HealthFirst, a group that represents independent doctors, is one of […]

State investigated Coventry town clerk over missing DMV money

Two state agencies investigated allegations that Cynthia Diaz stole money from people who gave her cash to register snowmobiles.

Donovan keeps review of Vermont Attorney General’s office under wraps

There will be no written report, no recommendations and no written findings. “The final arbiter of whether or not I’m doing a good job is the next election,” Donovan said.

States claim NRC ignoring nuke cleanup concerns

Officials from Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York want a greater role for states in the nuclear decommissioning process. But they say the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission isn’t listening.

State fines Vermont slaughterhouse

Animal rights group calls for a probe into alleged ‘deceptive business practices’ at Vermont Packinghouse.  

Vermont Attorney General joins coalition investigating opioid manufacturers

The role pharmaceutical manufacturers have played in the opiate crisis should be under scrutiny, TJ Donovan said.

State sees ‘significant risk’ in Vermont Yankee sale

If the buyer runs out of money to decommission the plant, “this would place public health, safety and the environment at risk,” according to the Public Service Department and the attorney general’s office.

Newport attorney faces complaint over sexual harassment charges

Glenn Robinson has ties to the Vermont Attorney General’s office. His case, which involves a client and two employees, has taken four years to review. Robinson says the relationships were consensual.

Vermont Attorney General Launches ‘Scam Buster’ campaign

News Release — Office of the Attorney General May 31,2017 Contacts: Christopher Curtis, Chief of Public Protection, Assistant Attorney General 802-828-5586, Andrea Cohen, Vermont Electric Cooperative, 802.696.9036, Patty Richards, Washington Electric Cooperative, 802.223.5245, Mike Kanarick, Burlington Electric Department, 802.735.7962, Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power, 802.229.8200, AG Joins with Vermont Power […]

Rutland judge: State must provide bullying data to reporter

Rutland Superior Court Judge Helen Toor ruled that extracting and compiling data does not amount to the creation of a new record.

Vermont Attorney General Joins Multistate Letter Opposing U.S. Dept. of Education’s Rollback of Student Loan Servicing Reforms

  News Release — Office of the Attorney General April, 24th 2017 Contact: TJ Donovan Attorney General (802) 828-3173 Attorney General Donovan today joined a multistate letter calling out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers. The Department is revoking critical reforms designed to help students avoid […]

Judge: Officials’ messages on private accounts aren’t public

Attorney General TJ Donovan, while endorsing transparency, said the request at issue here would have violated officials’ privacy. The secretary of state called the ruling “alarming.”