Monthly Archives: March 2022

Attorney General Todd Rokita wins historic settlement to combat robocalls

March 30, 2022 – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita today announced an historic settlement with Piratel, LLC to help combat the plague of robocalling. Attorney General Rokita filed suit in October 2021 against Startel, LLC, an Indiana company, and several other defendants for allegedly assisting and facilitating foreign robocallers in India, the Philippines, and Singapore… Read more »

Yost opens investigation into PBM maneuver

March 19, 2022 – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has launched an investigation into an obscure drug-pricing maneuver that could be both illegal and costing taxpayers millions of dollars. Yost’s top assistant for health and human services issues, Ara Mekhjian, sent a series of “investigative requests” seeking information for a probe of pharmacy benefit managers… Read more »

Ohio city sues Netflix and Hulu for piece of streaming pie

March 15, 2022 – A small, Cleveland suburb has filed a lawsuit against Netflix and Hulu, trying to force the streaming companies to pay a franchise fee typically applied to cable providers. The lawsuit is part of a growing national trend of cities in at least 13 states, often pinched by shrinking budgets, targeting the… Read more »

Iowa Attorney General examines huge increase in fertilizer prices for farmers

March 10, 2022 – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is focusing on unprecedented increases in fertilizer prices affecting farmers. Since January 2021, anhydrous ammonia has increased 315%. Urea has increased by 214%, liquid nitrogen by 290%, monoammonium phosphate (MAP) by 171%, and potash by 213%, according to the most recent data supplied by USDA’s Agricultural… Read more »