Monthly Archives: January 2023

AG Wilson leads multistate charge to jam illegal cell phones in prisons

January 25, 2023 – After busting a Mexican cartel drug ring that was facilitated in large part through contraband cell phones, Attorney General Alan Wilson said he is leading a multistate effort to call on Congress to pass legislation giving states the authority to jam illegal cell phones in prisons. The attorney general said in the… Read more »

Attorney General Bonta Leads Multistate Comment Letter Supporting EPA Finding on Leaded Aviation Gas

January 18, 2023 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta, leading a multistate coalition of 12 attorneys general, today submitted a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supporting its proposed finding that emissions from the combustion of leaded aviation gasoline (avgas) in piston-engine planes cause or contribute to air pollution that endangers public health and welfare. If… Read more »

Attorney General announces $5 billion opioid settlement agreement with CVS

January 3, 2023 – Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Jan. 3 that California is part of a $5 billion multistate settlement agreement with CVS to resolve allegations that the company helped fuel the opioid crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its pharmacies. The settlement is expected to provide up to $469.8… Read more »