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State Joins Coalition Fighting Pandemic Price Gouging

September 25, 2020 – Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined a bipartisan coalition of 31 states filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit to support states’ authority to enforce price gouging regulations to protect consumers during emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition will… Read more »

23 Attorneys General Urge FDA to Ensure Affordable Access to Insulin

September 2, 2020 – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a bipartisan coalition of 23 attorneys general in signing a letter urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prohibit use of the publication “Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluation” – commonly known as the Orange Book – to block competition. The Orange… Read more »

14 States Sue Trump Administration Over Gas Transportation Rule

August 18, 2020 – Fourteen states and Washington, D.C., are suing the Trump administration over a new rule that would allow for the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail, citing health and safety risks. The rule, finalized this year by the Transportation Department and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), would allow… Read more »

Louisiana and Wisconsin AGs lead 44 states supporting senior scam relief bill

August 13, 2020 – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul are leading a bipartisan coalition of 44 states in urging Congress to include Edith’s Bill in Coronavirus relief legislation. Jeff Landry states, “By adding “senior fraud” as an eligible reimbursement expense under Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) our… Read more »

21 State Attorneys General Sue Over New Trump Water Rule

July 21, 2020 – Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, alleging that new federal rules undermine their ability to protect rivers, lakes and streams within their borders. They say that new final rules issued last week by the Environmental Protection Agency alter a practice dating… Read more »