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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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Hawaii Attorney General Nominated for U.S. Attorney

Hawaii AG Clare Connors was nominated by President Joe Biden for U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii. Connors was appointed to the AG’s office in January 2019 by Governor David Ige. Prior to serving as AG, Connors worked as a private-practice attorney and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 2004 to 2011. To…

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