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16 AGs Caution SEC Over SHEIN's Potential IPO and Alleged Business Practices

Montana AG Austin Knudsen, joined by AGs from 15 other states, sent a letter to the SEC voicing concern regarding the possible Initial Public Offering of SHEIN, a fast-fashion retail giant affiliated with China. The AGs mention how several governmental, watchdog, and media sources have suggested SHEIN’s involvement in forced labor, human rights transgressions, intellectual…

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Arizona AG Office Secures Settlement for Alleged Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Home Loan Applicants

Arizona AG Office’s Civil Rights Division brokered a settlement between Discount Mortgage Advisors, LLC and two customers who allege that the company violated the Arizona Fair Housing Act by discriminating against them on the basis of sexual orientation when considering their qualification for a home loan. Under the terms of the agreement, Discount Mortgage Advisors…

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Zillow Teams with NJ AG to Prevent Housing Discrimination Against Tenants with Criminal Histories

New Jersey AG Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DHR) expanded their partnership with Zillow Group, Inc., an online real estate and rental marketplace company, to combat violations of New Jersey’s Fair Chance in Housing Act (FCHA) by preventing housing discrimination against prospective tenants with criminal histories. The agreement expands on a…

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EPA Urged by AGs to Ensure its New Grant Program Benefits Underserved Communities

A coalition of eight Democratic AGs filed comments in response to the EPA’s request for input on its Environmental and Climate Justice (ECJ) Block Grant Program, urging the agency to ensure that underserved communities enjoy the benefits of the $3 billion to be distributed to community-based organizations through the funding initiative. The ECJ program’s funding…

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Democratic AGs Partially Successful in Amicus Effort to Obtain Stay of Mifepristone Decision Pending Appeal

A coalition of 24 Democratic AGs filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, urging the court to stay pending the appeal of a district court’s ruling that, if allowed to take full effect, would have stayed the effective date of the FDA’s 2000 approval of abortion drug mifepristone…

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