Attorney General to bring $600,000 to Vermont in Uber Settlement

VTDIGGER By Xander Landen Sep 30 2018 The state will reap $600,000 from a settlement with the rideshare company Uber, the Vermont attorney general’s office announced this week. All 50 states and the District of Columbia are sharing a total settlement of $148 million, after the company failed to report a November 2016 data breach until a … > READ MORE

Vermont attorney general to investigate Catholic Church abuse

By Colin Meyn Sep 7 2018  | Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan will open an investigation into abuse within Vermont’s Catholic Church, including at the St. Joseph’s orphanage. The announcement comes days after BuzzFeed published a lengthy investigation into horrifying abuses at the Catholic-run facility in Burlington. “We’ll do an investigation,” Donovan said in an interview Friday. “Certainly … > READ MORE

My Champlain Valley: AG Candidate Profile: TJ Donovan

by Rachel Aragon Aired October 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, VT T.J. Donovan says he has the experience to be the state’s chief law enforcement officer. He has served as Chittenden County State’s Attorney for the last decade. “Never a dull moment. As I like to say usually by 8:30 or 9:00 there’s usually a crisis that … > READ MORE

Times Argus Editorial Board endorsement: Donovan’s year

Donovan’s year Published October 27, 2016 T.J. Donovan, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, has served with distinction as state’s attorney in Chittenden County for 10 years, and he is well prepared to become the state’s No. 1 lawyer. The incumbent attorney general, William Sorrell, has held office for so long it’s hard to remember … > READ MORE

Times Argus Letters to the Editor: Former AGs Cheney and Diamond

Diamond: Support for T.J. Donovan Published October 26, 2016 I have known and worked with every attorney general of Vermont since 1968. Two of them, John Easton and Jeff Amestoy, worked for me for the six years of my tenure as attorney general. T.J. Donovan is the most qualified person to run for attorney general … > READ MORE

TJ on VPR Morning Edition

Chittenden County State’s Attorney TJ Donovan Democratic candidate Town of residence: South Burlington Donovan is currently Chittenden County state’s attorney. Lost to Bill Sorrell in the 2012 Democratic primary for attorney general On the opiate crisis: Donovan says it’s the “number one issue” the state is dealing with and he favors a “multi-prong approach” to … > READ MORE

VT Digger: TJ Donovan: Looking to Spread a Progressive Vision of Justice

by Elizabeth Hewitt Published October 2, 2016 It’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t like Chittenden County State’s Attorney TJ Donovan. Lawyers he used to work with praise his conviction. “He’s not a weatherman like some politicians,” said one. Mental health experts, often cautious of traditional approaches to law and order, praise his progressive policies. … > READ MORE