The three major party attorney general candidates are sparring over how much of an "activist" the attorney general should be. The three candidates,
Incumbent Democrat Bill Sorrell, Republican Jack McMullen and Progressive Ed
Stanak have very different views about the kinds of legal cases that the attorney general’s office should be involved in.
The attorney general’s office has rejected a complaint against an advocacy
group that advertised about education funding.
Democrats complained that the Campaign for Vermont should file as a political committee, because it
spent more than $500 in an ad critical of Governor Peter Shumlin.
general Bill Sorrell is asking police to adopt a "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy
when dealing with undocumented immigrants. He says his
proposal is designed to curb racial profiling and make it safer for victims of
crime to seek help from law enforcement.
Bill Sorrell, Republican Aaron Toscano and Progressive Charlotte Dennett met in a debate Thursday. The three major party candidates say
they would have very different priorities if they won in November.
David Kessler, the author of "The End of Overeating" and Jean Harvey-Berino, a nutrition researcher at UVM, discuss public health policy and personal responsbility in the effort to control Americans’ weight gain. Also, why the New Hampshire attorney general says Dartmouth-Hitchcock can’t form a partnerhip with another health care provider in the Granite state.