Nebraska AG Hilgers Joins Multistate Coalition for TikTok Investigation

March 6, 2023 – Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers has joined a multistate coalition asking a state court to order social media company TikTok, Inc. to fully comply with an ongoing investigation into whether the company violated consumer protection laws. The coalition includes 46 states. Led by Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and Tennessee Attorney General… Read more »

Nebraska joins other states to fight new WOTUS rule

February 16, 2023 – Nebraska on Thursday joined 24 other states in a lawsuit against the Biden administration’s new rule defining so-called Waters of the United States, or WOTUS. The multi-state coalition said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers rushed to publish the new rule, even though the Supreme Court is… Read more »

Illinois Attorney General sues 3M, other makers of ‘forever chemicals’

February 2, 2023 – Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is suing the makers of so-called forever chemicals that have contaminated multiple sources of drinking water, saying the companies hid threats to public health and the environment. Raoul is suing 3M and several other large chemical companies that have in their past had some role in making a class… Read more »

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 »