Missouri joins 19 states suing Biden admin over California’s gas truck phaseout

June 12, 2023 – Missouri is joining 19 other states in suing the Environmental Protection Agency for backing a California law that will phase out most gas-powered trucks by 2045. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey announced Monday that his is the 20th state to challenge the EPA’s decision to allow California to phase out medium- and heavy-duty, gas-powered… Read more »

Nebraska Attorney General announces $102.5 million settlement with Suboxone maker for alleged illegal monopoly tactics

June 2, 2023 – The Nebraska Attorney General announced on Friday that 42 states, led by Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, have negotiated a nationwide $102.5 million settlement with the maker of Suboxone, Indivior Inc. Nebraska will receive about $796,615 from the settlement. In 2016, the States filed a complaint against Indivior Inc. alleging that they used illegal… Read more »

Attorney General sues telemarketer over illegal robocalls

May 28, 2023 – Attorney General Peter Neronha joined 48 other attorneys general this week in filing a lawsuit against a telecom company for allegedly initiating and facilitating billions of illegal robocalls to millions of people. The suit was made Tuesday against Michael D. Lansky, LLC, which does business under the name Avid Telecom, its owner… Read more »

Democratic AGs lean into gas stove issue, urge rules and warn people about health risks

May 9, 2023 – Blue-state attorneys general are prodding the Consumer Product Safety Commission to increase warnings about potential health dangers from gas stoves and explore new regulations. A new letter signed by District of Columbia Attorney General Brian Schwalb and Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown, among others, join a debate about restrictions on gas appliances and whether… Read more »

Attorney General Bonta Co-Leads Multistate Coalition Urging the FTC to Strengthen Environmental Marketing Standards

April 25, 2023 – Attorney General Rob Bonta today co-led a multistate coalition in submitting comments urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to strengthen its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, or “Green Guides,” which states like California use to hold marketers accountable and protect consumers. In a letter sent to FTC Chair Lina Khan, Attorney General Bonta was joined by 15 attorneys general in calling for updates to the federal Green… Read more »

Arizona joins coalition asking Supreme Court to protect veterans rights

April 17, 2023 – Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes joined a bipartisan coalition involving 31 states and the District of Columbia calling on the Supreme Court to protect veterans rights. The coalition also asks the nation’s highest court to consider hearing the case of James Rudisill in Rudisill v. McDonough. The states argue the Department of… Read more »