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Attorney General Aaron Ford joins multi-state settlement against data breach

July 12, 2019 – Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford and 29 other attorneys general announced a filed settlement that requires a health insurance company to pay $10 million to resolve claims about its failure to secure consumer date. According to a statement from Ford’s office, Premera Blue Cross, based in the pacific northwest, had insufficient… Read more »

Attorney General Raoul Announces New Crackdown on Illegal Robocalls

June 25, 2019 – Attorney General Kwame Raoul, in cooperation with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), today announced a major crackdown on illegal robocalls. The sweep includes 94 actions targeting operations around the country that are responsible for more than 1 billion calls pitching a variety of products and services, including credit card interest rate… Read more »

State Attorneys General Demand Congress Act to Secure 2020 Elections

June 18, 2019 – A group of 23 Democratic state attorneys general demanded Tuesday that Congress take steps to strengthen election security ahead of 2020’s elections. In an urgent letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Rules Committee, the group outlined proposals it wants Congress to act on to secure election systems before… Read more »

State AGs Sue to Block T-Mobile-Sprint Merger

June 11, 2019 – A group of 10 state attorneys general led by New York’s Tish James and California’s Xavier Becerra is suing to block the $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, putting pressure on President Donald Trump’s Justice Department, which is still reviewing the deal. The deal would kill jobs and harm consumers,… Read more »

20 Attorneys General Add Support for D.C. Statehood Bill

April 15, 2019 – The calls for D.C. to be recognized as a state are getting louder as 20 attorneys general are adding their support to a bill making its way through Congress. On the eve of the city’s Emancipation Day, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has announced that 20 attorneys general across the country… Read more »