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 »

Tong calls for traveler protection from flight delays, cancellations ahead of holiday weekend

December 19, 2022 – Connecticut Attorney General William Tong is leading the charge, calling on the federal Department of Transportation to give people like himself power and authority to hold airlines accountable for delays and cancellations. In Monday’s announcement, Tong, alongside Republican and Democratic Attorney Generals across the country, said the federal government needs to take… Read more »

Indiana Sues TikTok for Security and Child Safety Violations

December 7, 2022 – Indiana’s attorney general on Wednesday sued the Chinese-owned app TikTok for deceiving users about China’s access to their data and for exposing children to mature content, in the first state lawsuits against the popular video service. Todd Rokita, the attorney general, claimed that TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, violated state… Read more »

17 Democratic AGs defend use of ESG factors to make investment decisions

November 22, 2022 – Seventeen Democrat attorneys general told Congress this week that environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are critical to understanding the true value of a company, and thus should continue to be used as guides for both companies and investors. Attorneys general led by Karl Racine, of Washington, D.C., and Rob Bonta,… Read more »