AG Candidates Differ On How Activist Each Should Be

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.

Attorney General Rejects Democrats’ Complaint

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.

“The End Of Overeating”

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.