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Hawaii Sues 25 “Forever Chemical” Manufacturers

Hawaii AG Anne E. Lopez filed a lawsuit against 25 manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foam (AFFF) products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), alleging that for decades the companies violated state consumer protection and tort laws by concealing the risks of PFAS products to the environment and human health while continuing to sell products. The…

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AG Cameron Wins Kentucky GOP Gubernatorial Nomination; Fernandes Named Hawaii Solicitor General

Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron won the Republican primary to secure the GOP nomination for governor. Cameron will face current Democratic Governor Andy Beshear in the general election in November. Hawaii AG Anne Lopez named Kalikoʻonālani D. Fernandes the state’s next Solicitor General. Fernandes previously served as Deputy Solicitor General since 2017. Search our AG Buzz…

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Hawaii Governor-Elect Announces AG Nomination

Hawaii Governor-Elect Josh Green announced the nomination of Anne E. Lopez as the state’s next AG. Lopez is currently the chief operating officer and general counsel of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a public-benefit corporation that provides healthcare services in the state. Lopez previously served as a special assistant to former Hawaii AG David M.…

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Developments in Post-AG Roles for Two Attorneys General

Hawaii AG Clare Connors’ nomination for U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii was approved by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and is now up for a full Senate vote. Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge, who is term-limited from running again for AG, dropped out of the 2022 gubernatorial race and will instead seek the Republican…

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