AP: Man with S. Carolina roots hired to head up prosecutor group

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South Carolina political operative and former Executive Director of the South Carolina Attorney General’s office Adam Piper has been tapped to be the new Executive Director of the Republican Attorneys General Association. The organization set a record – raising $42 million during the 2018 cycle. Piper has almost a decade’s worth of experience in the state attorney general sphere, and he comes … Read More

Republican AGs Announce Adam Piper as Executive Director

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WASHINGTON D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) announced today that RAGA Policy Director, Adam Piper, has been hired as the organization’s next Executive Director. “Adam Piper is one of the most respected political leaders among Republican state attorneys general. His role as Executive Director is well-deserved; Adam is a trusted and accomplished professional who he is respected by my colleagues … Read More

What They are Saying: Federal Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

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On Friday, a federal judge in Texas ordered that the Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare,” is unconstitutional without the individual mandate, which was repealed with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. A coalition of 20 state attorneys general led the suit, spear-headed by Texas Attorney General and RAGA Chair Ken Paxton and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel. Here’s what … Read More

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich: Tom Steyer still hasn’t learned the most important lesson from Prop. 127’s demise

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich won a tough election against Tom Steyer. The California billionaire bankrolled his Democratic opponent, January Contreras, in hopes she would push Steyer’s radical climate agenda. And now, even after Contreras’ loss, Steyer apparently has not learned his lesson. Here’s what you missed from Brnovich in AZ Central: A famous Wall Street investor once said that when … Read More

POLITICO: Republican AGs look to strike back in 2019

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Republican AGs look to strike back in 2019POLITCOBy Daniel Strauss Democrats will have a majority of state attorneys general around the country next year after flipping four seats in the 2018 midterms. But Republicans see a bright spot in those disappointing midterm results, and they are looking to punch back in 2019. Going into the next campaign cycle, there are … Read More

RAGA Praises President Trump’s EPA Announcement on New ‘Waters of the United States’ Definition

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed revisions to the Waters of the United States rule defining federal water regulations. Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chair and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton offered his praise of President Trump’s commitment to the rule of law: “This announcement is a strong sign that the current Administration is working to restore the rule … Read More

South Dakota AG-elect Fills Leadership Roles

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South Dakota Attorney General-elect Jason Ravnsborg is ready to get to work. According to KSFY, he has picked top leadership roles in the office. Here’s what you missed: South Dakota Attorney General-elect Jason Ravnsborg has filled three top positions on his team. Ravnsborg said Wednesday that Charles McGuigan will stay on as chief deputy, Faulk County State’s Attorney Timothy Bormann … Read More

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Texas’ lawsuit to enforce SB4 upholds rule of law

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Attorney General Ken Paxton is standing strong on his commitment to uphold the rule of law in Texas. He is currently suing the city of San Antonio for its disregard Senate Bill 4 passed in 2017 that bans sanctuary cities in the state. The Attorney General and Republican Attorneys General Association Chair recently wrote an op-ed in My San Antonio, … Read More

RAGA Chairman Ken Paxton on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

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“Texas and this nation are better off because of President George H.W. Bush. The fabric of our nation was made stronger because of the great contributions of this good man.  “He may be best known as the 41st President of the United States, but President Bush was also a proud Texan – an oil pioneer. A World War II naval … Read More

South Dakota Attorney General-elect Jason Ravnsborg Prepares to Take Reins

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After being elected earlier this month to be South Dakota’s next top cop, Attorney General-elect Jason Ravnsborg sat down with Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan to explain his history and what are his top priorities when taking office in January. Here’s what you missed: Jason Ravnsborg’s new role has ties close to home. The Cherokee, Iowa, native is the second … Read More