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14 States Sue Trump Administration Over Gas Transportation Rule

August 18, 2020 – Fourteen states and Washington, D.C., are suing the Trump administration over a new rule that would allow for the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail, citing health and safety risks. The rule, finalized this year by the Transportation Department and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), would allow… Read more »

Louisiana and Wisconsin AGs lead 44 states supporting senior scam relief bill

August 13, 2020 – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul are leading a bipartisan coalition of 44 states in urging Congress to include Edith’s Bill in Coronavirus relief legislation. Jeff Landry states, “By adding “senior fraud” as an eligible reimbursement expense under Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) our… Read more »

21 State Attorneys General Sue Over New Trump Water Rule

July 21, 2020 – Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, alleging that new federal rules undermine their ability to protect rivers, lakes and streams within their borders. They say that new final rules issued last week by the Environmental Protection Agency alter a practice dating… Read more »

Attorney General Frosh Joins Multistate Coalition Urging the U.S. Senate to Increase Childcare Funding in Next Federal Stimulus Package

July 15, 2020 – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general urging the United States Senate to provide robust financial support for childcare providers in the next federal stimulus bill amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter sent to Senate leadership today, the coalition of attorneys general… Read more »

Ellison announces lawsuit against ExxonMobil, Koch Industries, American Petroleum

June 24, 2020 – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced on Wednesday he had filed a consumer protection lawsuit against oil companies that he claims defrauded Minnesotans about climate change. The lawsuit against ExxonMobil, Koch Industries and the American Petroleum Institute includes claims for fraud, failure to warn and separate violations of Minnesota statutes that… Read more »

CCPA: California Attorney General Releases Final Proposed Regulations

June 18, 2020 – On June 1, 2020, the California Attorney General’s office released the third and final set of CCPA proposed regulations (available here). Below, we provide information about the final proposed regulations and enforcement actions. The CCPA, or the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, gives California consumers certain rights to learn about… Read more »