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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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2023 State AG Elections: A Clean Sweep for the Republicans?

Today we see former state attorneys general as leaders in every level of government and across the political spectrum from Congress to the White House to federal agencies. Currently, there are seven former state AGs in the U.S. Senate, eight former state AGs serving as their state’s governor and nine serving in the Biden Administration.

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