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Federal Judge Invites States to Discuss Opioid Crisis

January 11, 2018 – A federal judge who’s overseeing lawsuits from around the country against the pharmaceutical industry has invited state attorneys general to join discussions and provide input. Judge Dan Polster in Cleveland is overseeing a consolidated case involving dozens of suits filed by communities against drugmakers and drug distributors. Polster told The Associated… Read more »

Paxton, Other Attorneys General Reach $45M Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement

January 3, 2018 – Attorney General Ken Paxton and 48 other attorneys general reached a $45 million settlement Tuesday with PHH Mortgage Corporation for improperly serviced mortgage loans, according to a press release from Paxton’s office. The settlement stipulates PHH must follow certain mortgage servicing standards, run audits and furnish audit results. It also pays… Read more »

Block California’s Egg Law, 12 States Ask the Supreme Court

December 4, 2017 – A dozen states are banding together to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. Missouri Atty. Gen. Josh Hawley said Monday that he plans to file a lawsuit on behalf… Read more »