North Carolina AG Josh Stein launched his campaign for governor in November 2024. Stein is seeking to succeed Democratic governor Roy Cooper (himself a former AG), who is term-limited from seeking reelection. As we previously reported, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry and Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron also are running for governor of their respective states in…
Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Andrew Bailey as AG, filling the vacancy created when former AG Eric Schmitt was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Oklahoma AG John O’Connor and Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron led a coalition of Republican AGs in submitting two separate comment letters challenging the Federal Highway Administration’s proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measure, which would require all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to set targets to reduce tailpipe CO2 emissions to net zero by 2050.
In the Nebraska Republican AG primary, Mike Hilgers outpolled Jennifer Hicks 67.1% to 32.9%. As the state has no Democrat AG candidates, Hilgers is the presumptive next AG of the state. Hilgers is an attorney with a private practice in Lincoln, has served in Nebraska’s unicameral Legislature for the past six years, and is now Speaker.
Eighteen Democratic AGs, led by Illinois AG Kwame Raoul, sent a comment letter to the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) opposing the SBA’s proposed rule governing the appeals process for Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans, which would impact all SBA decisions regarding PPP loans, including borrowers’ eligibility and a loan’s amount, acceptable usage, and forgiveness.