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Republican AGs Take Another Bite at the Apple in Challenging Student Loan Cancellations

11 Republican AGs filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration and the Department of Education (ED) alleging that they exceeded executive and agency authority in implementing the SAVE Plan, which provides student loan borrowers with a swifter path to loan cancellation and lower monthly payments and has already resulted in loan cancellation for over 150,000 borrowers.

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Troubled Waters for EPA Proposed Rule Impacting Meat and Poultry Industry

A group of 27 Republican AGs and a group of six Democratic AGs submitted dueling comment letters regarding the EPA’s proposed Clean Water Act (CWA) Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Meat and Poultry Products Point Source Category, which would extend the agency’s authority to regulate meat and poultry facilities’ indirect discharge of wastewater,…

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Republican and Democratic AGs Write Opposing Letters to Fortune 100 on DEI Programs

A group of 13 Republican AGs announced that they had sent a letter to every company on the Fortune 100 list warning that certain workplace diversity policies could be unlawful in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down affirmative action at institutes of higher education. The letter argues that race-based initiatives and…

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AG Lawsuit Challenges Endangered Status of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

The AGs of Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) and their respective Secretary and Director for allegedly violating the U.S. Constitution, the Administrative Procedure Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act by listing the lesser prairie-chicken as threatened and endangered under the Endangered Species Act.

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