The chief of the attorney general’s Public Protection Division said the state is “exploring its legal options” with regard to a breach that affected more than 240,000 Vermonters.
Neither health care consultant Jonathan Gruber nor state officials will have to answer for his questionable billing for work on Vermont’s single-payer health care project.
For a year the attorney general’s office had fought a request by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute for information related to a potential probe of Exxon Mobil.
The attorney general’s office accused consultant Jonathan Gruber of overbilling for work on single-payer health care. Neither side owes the other under the settlement.
Many locations incorrectly display as being in Woodford, which shares a ZIP code. “We can’t be the only town in rural America that is dealing with this,” said a chamber official.
Cynthia Diaz has been re-elected for years despite criminal probes and reports of missing money. Now voters have decided her job as delinquent tax collector should be an appointed one.
One major sticking point to a settlement appears to be how to resolve issues with the public campaign finance law.
The Selectboard is suing the woman who is town clerk, treasurer and delinquent tax collector after auditors estimated $150,000 is missing. She calls it “a smear campaign.”
The Attorney General’s Office says there is probable cause for them to believe that Maj. Leonard Roberts physically assaulted his estranged wife, but not enough evidence for a jury conviction. The officer remains on administrative leave while the Hartford Police Department completes its investigation.
News Release — Office of the Attorney General November 18, 2016 Contact: Jason Turner Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-5332 The State of Vermont and Mousetrap Pediatrics PC, have reached an agreement settling an investigation into whether Mousetrap submitted false claims or received overpayments from the Vermont Medicaid Program. Mousetrap operated as a pediatric physician group […]
News Release — Office of the Attorney General June 14, 2016 Contact: John Treadwell Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-0280 Steven Jalbert of Barre, Vermont, was convicted on June 10, 2016, in Vermont Superior Court, Washington Criminal Division, of two counts of Reckless Endangerment. Mr. Jalbert was a certified Vermont State Inspection Mechanic in May 2014 […]
News Release — Office of the Attorney General May 20, 2016 Contact: Justin E. Kolber Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-5620 Billing Tree, Inc., an Arizona company that processes electronic payments, will pay $178,000 to settle claims that the company violated Vermont consumer protection laws. “Vermont continues its strong prosecution against those engaged in predatory lending […]
News Release — Vermont Attorney General’s Office May 17, 2016 Contact: James Layman Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-5507 Vermont law entitles Vermont homeowners faced with foreclosure to request foreclosure mediation and requires the mediators to submit mediation reports to the Vermont Attorney General. The Attorney General’s Office has reviewed the reports received in 2015, and […]
News Release — Vermont Attorney General’s Office May 12, 2016 Contact: John Treadwell Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-0280 Geoffrey Poirier of Shelburne, Vermont, was arraigned yesterday in the Vermont Superior Court, Chittenden Criminal Division, on five felony counts and one misdemeanor count of Possession of Child Pornography. As a result of the charges, Mr. Poirier […]