Two tenants allege the city violated their rights when it deemed their living situations unsafe and ordered them to leave without adequate notice.
Lawmakers, advocates and insurance companies are considering six new tactics to lower drug costs.
Attorney General TJ Donovan said criminal convictions have inordinately marginalized the rural poor.
The Autosaver Group sells some 10% of all cars in Vermont at its nine dealerships in the state. A VTDigger special investigation found its checkered legal history isn’t a thing of the past.
Proponents of including more nonviolent felonies say it would help remove the hurdle ex-offenders face in finding employment opportunities years after they committed an offense.
State law requires that schools only isolate students as a last resort. But data shows a spike of incidents when students were inappropriately secluded.
Berlin City Kia denied that William McKibbin ever touched its finances. Some customers have a different recollection.
The Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living fears an ‘upsurge’ in benefit applications after a Supreme Court ruling. But a Vermont Legal Aid attorney says the department’s numbers are inflated.
Vermont Legal Aid and ACLU-VT said a directive to temporarily stop referring students for special education evaluations was a violation of federal and state laws.
An attorney with the group has created a spreadsheet that shows examples at Vermont dealerships, including cases in which buyers have loan payments that are more than half their monthly income.
Officials are asking legislators to pave the way for those with non-violent misdemeanor and felony offenses to seal and expunge their records years after serving their sentences.
A report released on Homelessness Awareness Day outlines a plan to cut the state’s eviction case rate in half, benefiting both tenants and landlords.
The latest expungement clinics are for those convicted of a variety of mostly misdemeanor offenses, including drug-related, retail theft and disorderly conduct. DUI convictions are not expungeable.
News Release — Vermont Legal Aid Oct. 9, 2018 Contact: Nick Sherman 802-318-8151 Vermont Legal Aid to Celebrate 50 Years of Service WHAT: Vermont Legal Aid (VLA) is celebrating 50 years of working for justice. The celebration will feature keynote speaker and renowned legal scholar Angela Onwuachi-Willig. Onwuachi-Willig is Dean of the Boston University School […]