Monthly Archives: July 2017

Kentucky Attorney General Sues GOP Governor for Fourth Time

June 20, 2017 – Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general sued the Republican governor on Tuesday, marking the fourth time taxpayers will pay for the state’s two most powerful politicians to collide in court. Attorney General Andy Beshear’s latest lawsuit says Gov. Matt Bevin is using executive orders to rewrite state laws without the approval of the… Read more »

Healey joins coalition suing Trump administration over energy standards

June 13, 2017 – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday joined a coalition of 11 attorneys general in a lawsuit against the Trump administration for failing to implement energy-efficiency standards. The suit contends that the US Department of Energy is violating federal law by delaying standards for portable air conditioners, walk-in freezers and coolers,… Read more »

New Mexico AG sues Dollar General over oil

June 6, 2017 – State Attorney General Hector Balderas has teamed with a New Orleans law firm in a lawsuit against Dollar General stores, alleging the discount chain stocked a store brand of motor oil that was obsolete and not suitable for modern engines. With the lawsuit, New Mexico joins in a flood of litigation… Read more »

Ohio Attorney General sues prescription drug manufacturers

May 31, 2017 – The Ohio attorney general on Wednesday sued five drugmakers for their alleged role in perpetrating the state’s addiction crisis, accusing the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of painkillers and promoting benefits of the drugs not backed by science. Attorney General Mike DeWine said the companies created a deadly… Read more »