Monthly Archives: September 2017

41 State Attorneys General Subpoena Opioid Manufacturers

September 20, 2017 – A coalition of 41 states’ attorneys general have served five major opioid manufacturers with subpoenas seeking information about how these companies marketed and sold prescription opioids. The coalition is also demanding documents and information related to distribution practices from three drug distributors. The development was announced at a news conference by… Read more »

Attorneys General from 15 States, D.C. sue to save DACA

September 6, 2017 – A group of attorneys general from 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop the administration from winding down the DACA program, which granted a reprieve from deportation to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. The suit, filed in federal court in… Read more »

U.S. Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration Overtime Pay Rule

August 31, 2017 – A federal judge in Texas on Thursday struck down an Obama administration rule that would have extended mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million U.S. workers, siding with business groups and 21 states that had challenged it. The decision came after the same judge last year blocked the rule from… Read more »