Republican AGs rejoice at Obamacare ruling

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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion Tuesday that held a part of President Barack Obama’s health care plan is invalid. Circuit Judge Thomas B. Griffith and Senior Judge A. Raymond Randolph voted in the majority, with Griffith authoring the majority opinion and Randolph authoring a concurring opinion. Senior … Read More

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Reveals Sex Offender Reverese Lookup Feature

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Ohio AG Mike DeWine reveals a new reverse lookup feature that allows anyone to determine if unfamiliar phone numbers, email addresses, social media screen names, and video game handles belong to a registered sex offender. The new feature allows anyone to input unfamiliar phone numbers, email addresses, social media screen names, and video game handles into the database to try to determine … Read More

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office and the FTC Sue Businesses for Alleged Business Directory Scams

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Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office and the Federal Trade Commission are suing businesses for alleged business directory scams. The companies facing these allegations have purportedly charged consumers up to $1,800 in extra charges that were not authorized to be made.  “I urge Florida consumers and businesses to watch for unauthorized charges on invoices. We will continue to pursue illegitimate businesses … Read More

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Plans To Increase Jobs for Veterans

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 This week, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott discussed a plan to increase jobs for Veterans in the state of Texas. “The unemployment rate is too high for veterans… These are men and women who have tremendous skills, tremendous commitment, and tremendous work ethic. They are they kind of people that employers are looking for.” “I want to make sure that … Read More

Article from The Daily Caller: “Accusing Obama Of Overreach, Prominent Republicans Look To Attorney General Candidates”

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Last week, The Daily Caller had a great article discussing how some of America’s most prominent Republicans are rallying behind Attorney General candidates nationwide to fight back against federal overreach of the Obama Administration.  “President Obama has proven he’s willing to violate all laws and the Constitution to enact his radical agenda,” Jessica Medeiros Garrison, the executive director of the … Read More

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller partners up against prescription drug abuse

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In an effort to raise awareness for the state of Indiana’s widespread prescription drug abuse, Attorney General Greg Zoeller is teaming up with the Indianapolis Colts. “Statistics show that the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is not limited to a specific age group, gender, or economic class,” Zoeller said in a news release. “Teaming up with the Colts and their professional athletes … Read More

RAGA Statement on Texas AG Runoff Election

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REPUBLICAN ATTORNEYS GENERAL ASSOCIATION (RAGA): Statement from RAGA Chairman Alan Wilson on Ken Paxton winning the Texas Republican Attorney General Runoff Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman, Attorney General Alan Wilson (South Carolina), issued the following statement on Ken Paxton’s victory in tonight’s Republican Party Runoff Election for Texas Attorney General. “I want to congratulate Ken Paxton on securing the Republican … Read More

Indefensible

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By: Terry Eastland Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26 In a speech the other day to state attorneys general, the U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder, offered an ideal job description for himself and his state counterparts: “not merely to use our legal system to settle disputes and punish those who have done wrong, but to answer the kinds of … Read More