Rutledge To Succeed Morrisey As RAGA Chairman

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Washington, D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) today announced West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will step down as Chairman to focus on his duties in West Virginia and his Senate campaign. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will succeed him as Chairman. A new Vice-Chairman will be chosen by the attorneys general at a later date. “Americans are … Read More

Mark Herring’s Misplaced Priorities

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Washington, D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) released the following statement on Mark Herring’s misplaced priorities. “Mark Herring had an opportunity to help his constituents with Virginia’s portion of fraud settlement funds,” said RAGA Executive Director Scott Will. “Instead of following the example of others, including his fellow Democratic Attorneys General in North Carolina and Washington, Herring decided … Read More

ICYMI: Republican attorneys general dominating Democrats in fundraising battle

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“It’s clear that during the Obama years many of his top priorities were defeated mainly, if not entirely, through the work of the Republican AGs. And there’s still a lot more work to be done.” – Scott Will, RAGA Executive Director WASHINGTON, D.C. – Heading into the pivotal 2018 election cycle, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) raised a record $7.4 … Read More

Mark Herring Gave Pay Raises To Bureaucrats, Failed to Address Opioid Crisis

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Washington, D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) released the following statement on Mark Herring’s failure to address the opioid crisis while giving huge raises to his taxpayer funded employees. “It is the job of the attorney general to work with law enforcement to ensure safe, strong communities,” said RAGA Executive Director Scott Will. “Mark Herring’s decision to use … Read More

ICYMI: RAGA raised $7.4M in first half of 2017

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“(RAGA) stands ready to support our candidates as they fight for the rule of law and against the far-left ideologues the Democratic Party backs across the country.” – Patrick Morrisey, RAGA Chairman and West Virginia Attorney General WASHINGTON, D.C. – Heading into the pivotal 2018 election cycle, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) raised a record $7.4 million to close out … Read More

Aaron Ford’s Anti-Second Amendment, Pro-Criminal Stance Is Wrong For Nevada

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Nevada State Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford is rumored to be eyeing a run for attorney general. Ford is an ambitious politician and went so far as to cover up a sexual harassment scandal to further his legislative agenda. Unfortunately, Ford’s failings are not only ethical, but his legislative record also reveals a far-left ideology out of touch with the average Nevadan. … Read More

Washington Examiner: Eric Schneiderman Promotes Himself Rather Than Justice

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Peter Roff has a devastating piece on New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in the Washington Examiner today. He also notes the role of 11 Republican attorneys general in pushing back against Schneiderman’s politicization of his office. “Eric Schneiderman’s actions are what happens when an attorney general is more interested in politics than the rule of law,” said RAGA Executive … Read More

ICYMI: John Adams announces statewide substance abuse policy proposals

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“What has become very clear to me over the last year is that there is a need for bold action at the state level to combat the substance abuse and overdose crisis in Virginia.” – John Adams, Virginia Republican attorney general candidate WASHINGTON, D.C. – John Adams, standing alongside Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard and Delegate Christopher K. Peace, unveiled his statewide policy proposal … Read More

Manendo harassment probe hurts Ford’s future

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“The majority leader’s delayed and timid rebukes of Manendo scream that Ford put his political objectives above timely justice for women who allege they were victimized by a man in power.” “On its new microsite RadicalAaronFord.com, the Republican Attorneys General Association hits on the most plausible explanation for Ford’s inaction: Ford needed Manendo’s vote to accomplish his legislative goals.” WASHINGTON, D.C. … Read More

RAGA Statement On EPA Rescinding Waters of the U.S. Rule

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Washington, D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s necessary first step to rescind Obama-Era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation: “As in so many instances, the Obama Administration overreached by stretching its authority beyond what the law allowed, which is why Republican attorneys general fought WOTUS from the beginning,” said RAGA Executive … Read More