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AG Tong co-leads coalition seeking passage of Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act

November 11, 2021 – Attorney General William Tong has taken a co-leadership role in a coalition of 43 attorneys general calling on Congress to pass the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2021. According to a letter sent to congressional leaders, Tong and his fellow attorneys general stated the bipartisan legislation would end the concept of… Read more »

Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee sue Biden over COVID vaccine mandate

November 4, 2021 – Attorneys general in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee sued the Biden Administration Thursday over the vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, asserts the Biden administration’s mandatory vaccination requirement is unlawful and unconstitutional. Ohio Attorney General Dave… Read more »

Fitch, AGs challenge federal contractor vaccine mandate

October 27, 2021 – Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and twenty other attorneys general from across the country sent a joint letter to President Biden, challenging what they call his administration’s evolving mandatory COVID vaccination requirement for federal contractors. The attorneys general pointed to the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force issuing guidance imposing a vaccination… Read more »

Georgia attorney general, others oppose IRS bank-monitoring proposal

October 15, 2021 – Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is among a group of 20 state attorneys general opposing a federal proposal that would allow the IRS to monitor bank accounts with more than $600. The plan is part of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill being considered in Congress. The attorneys general sent a letter… Read more »

Hawaii Attorney General Leading Coalition Against Big Oil Companies

September 28, 2021 – Hawaiʻi Attorney General Clare Connors is leading a coalition of 14 states and their attorneys general that is supporting the efforts of two local counties suing major oil companies for their contribution to climate change. The City and County of Honolulu and the County of Maui sued ExxonMobil, Chevron, and BP… Read more »