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Arizona attorney general files 2 lawsuits against Amazon

May 15, 2024 – Attorney General Kris Mayes filed two new lawsuits against giant Amazon on Wednesday, accusing the online retail giant of illegal practices that make consumers pay more than they should for products and throwing roadblocks in the path of canceling their services. One complaint is based on how Amazon lists products on its… Read more »

Nebraska AG files lawsuit against solar panel company for unlawful sales tactics

May 8, 2024 – Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers has filed a lawsuit against a solar panel company for unlawful door-to-door sales tactics and misleading consumers while selling solar panel systems. The lawsuit was filed in Lancaster County District Court and alleges Everlight Solar violated the Consumer Protection Act and the Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act… Read more »

New York, Florida and DC join lawsuit against NCAA

May 1, 2024 – New York, Florida and the District of Columbia joined an existing lawsuit Wednesday against the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s name, image and likeness (NIL) policy. The bipartisan group of attorneys general, also representing the states of Tennessee and Virginia, filed an amended complaint May 1 claiming the NCAA’s policy of prohibiting student-athletes from negotiating… Read more »

Attorney General Formella, AG Coalition Shuts Down SEC Climate Mandate on Businesses

April 11, 2024 – Attorney General John M. Formella announced a victory against a Security and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) mandate that would force businesses to track and report greenhouse gas emissions. New Hampshire joined a 25-state coalition in securing a temporary, nationwide block on the SEC’s extreme climate mandate while a lawsuit continues. “This SEC overreach… Read more »

Idaho Stands with Kansas and Arkansas Against Proposed EPA Rule Impacting Meat and Poultry Industry

March 26, 2024 – Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador issued a statement condemning the proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the liquid waste produced by meat and poultry processing plants in the United States. The Idaho Attorney General joins other states in expressing concern over the unnecessary and detrimental nature of this proposed regulation…. Read more »

Oklahoma Joins Multi-State Coalition & DOJ in Filing Suit Against Apple

March 21, 2024 – Attorney General Gentner Drummond shared that he approved Oklahoma to join the muti-state coalition and the Department of Justice in filing a lawsuit against Apple Inc., according to a press release. Apple Inc., illegally engaged in anti-competitive behavior to build a “moat around its smartphone monopoly” and maximize its profits at the expense… Read more »

Oregon, 42 states push feds for greater online privacy protections for children

March 12, 2024 – Oregon’s attorney general and three of her counterparts are leading a bipartisan coalition of 43 attorneys general in urging the Federal Trade Commission to update technology rules to protect children’s privacy. Online protections for children younger than 13 are part of the rules  associated with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or… Read more »