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Candidates Line Up for Open AG Seats

Jason Davis, an Arkansas attorney in private practice, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Arkansas AG. On the Republican side, Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin is competing against Arkansas Fair Housing Commission Director Leon Jones for the nomination. Current two-term Republican AG Leslie Rutledge is term-limited from running again, and has entered the race for governor.…

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Bipartisan Group of 35 Attorneys General Calls on Congress to Pass NO HATE Act

A bipartisan group of 35 AGs, led by District of Columbia AG Karl Racine and Kansas AG Derek Schmidt, sent a letter to congressional leaders urging Congress to pass the bipartisan National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality “NO HATE” Act as a way to help states identify and prevent hate crimes. The…

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Kansas Attorney General Eyes Governor’s Mansion

Kansas AG Derek Schmidt announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Governor in 2022. Schmidt, who first assumed the AG’s office in 2011, is the first Republican to announce his candidacy to unseat Democratic Governor Laura Kelly, who won her first term in 2018. For more AG election news, insights, and polls visit Cozen O’Connor’s State…

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