GOP Lawsuit Takes Aim at Affordable Care Act Again

February 27, 2018 – Twenty Republican state attorneys general are seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act in a lawsuit that argues the law is unconstitutional now that Congress has repealed its tax-based penalty on individuals who don’t have health insurance. The lawsuit, filed this week in federal district court in the Northern District of… Read more »

Attorneys General in Several States Oppose Federal Tips Plan

February 6, 2018 – Attorneys general in over a dozen states oppose a federal Department of Labor proposal to let employers control the tips of some hourly employees. The attorneys general filed comments in opposition with federal officials on Monday. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan called the proposal that rescinds a 2011 rule “outrageous” and… Read more »

Attorneys General Urge Offshore Drilling Plan’s Cancellation

February 1, 2018 – The top lawyers for a dozen coastal states want the U.S. Interior Department to cancel the Trump administration’s plan to expand offshore drilling, warning it threatens their maritime economies and natural resources. The attorneys general, all Democrats, wrote Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday about his agency’s proposed five-year oil and… Read more »