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Show Me the Money: Attorneys General Urge CFPB on Complaints About Money-Sharing Platforms, Apps

On December 20, 2021, a bipartisan group of 33 AGs, led by Idaho AG Lawrence Wasden and Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, sent a letter to the Director of the CFPB in response to the CFPB’s Request for Comments on its Inquiry into Big Tech Payment Platforms. In the letter, the AGs urged the CFPB to strengthen consumer protections for money-sharing platforms and apps.

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From Congress to the AG’s Office: Candidates with Congressional Backgrounds Enter 2022 AG Races

Republican U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2022 election for Texas AG. He will be competing against incumbent Republican AG Ken Paxton and Land Commissioner George P. Bush. As previously reported, the Democratic field includes civil rights attorneys Lee Merritt and Rochelle Garza, and former Galveston mayor Joe…

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Bistline seeks to upset longest-serving AG Wasden

(Post Register) - Boise attorney and Democrat Bruce Bistline filed to run against GOP Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden four years ago just in case Wasden lost the primary, then didn’t actively campaign once Wasden had defeated primary rival Christ Troupis. Read more here.

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