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Republican AGs Allege Liquified Natural Gas Export Ban Stinks

A group of 16 Republican AGs filed a lawsuit against President Biden and the Department of Energy (DOE) alleging that the ban on new liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to non-Free-Trade Agreement countries violates the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) and Congressional Review Act, the separation of powers, and the Foreign Commerce Clause. The complaint alleges…

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Republican AGs Pour Cold Water on New EPA Rule

A group of 11 Republican AGs and several energy industry groups filed a lawsuit against the EPA challenging the 2023 Water Quality Certification Rule, which revises the Clean Water Act’s (CWA) permitting process to allow states and tribes increased power to veto a project. In their complaint, the AGs and industry groups argue that the…

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Liz Murrill Wins Louisiana AG Runoff; Pennsylvania and Indiana Races Heat Up

Republican Liz Murrill won the runoff election for Louisiana AG, defeating Democrat Lindsey Cheek. AG-elect Murrill is the first woman to hold the state’s AG position. Pennsylvania State Representative Craig Williams and former Delaware County district attorney Katayoun “Kat” Copeland, both Republicans, announced their runs for Pennsylvania AG. They will join fellow Republican Dave Sunday…

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Quick Guide: AG Elections: Summing Up 2023 and Eying Up 2024

The 2023 AG elections showed Republican wins across the board, contrasting with Democratic success across the country on ballot initiatives in Ohio, judicial races in Pennsylvania, legislative races in Virginia and the Kentucky governor’s race. In Episode 10, Stephen Cobb and Emily Yu parse the 2023 elections and consider the implications for 2024, when 10…

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