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AG Task Force Issues Warning to VoIP Providers to Avoid Transmitting Illegal Robocalls

The Anti-Robocall Multistate Litigation Task Force, comprised of 50 AGs, issued warning letters to eight Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers regarding concerns that they may be transmitting illegal robocall traffic in violation of the Telemarketing Sales Rule, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Truth in Caller ID Act, and state consumer protection laws. The letters were…

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AGs Tell Congress that EATS Act Ruins their Appetite

A group of 16 Democratic AGs wrote a letter to Congressional leaders opposing the passage of the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act, which restricts state and local governments abilities to set agricultural product standards and arose following the Supreme Court’s 2023 ruling in National Pork Producers Council v. Ross that upheld California regulation of…

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Michigan AG Nessel Announces Cleanup Order for Lockhart Chemical for Flint River Spills

Following a multi-year investigation, Michigan AG Dana Nessel announced the issuance of an order to Lockhart Chemical Company in Flint, Michigan, from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) requiring Lockhart to stop the use of defective wastewater and stormwater systems, begin repairs of the system, and begin pumping the facility’s wastewater and stormwater for onsite disposal.

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Nessel, Raoul Lead Amicus Coalition Arguing for States’ Rights

On August 18, 2022, a multistate coalition of AGs, led by Illinois AG Kwame Raoul and Michigan AG Dana Nessel, filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court case National Pork Producers Council v. Ross, arguing that the dormant Commerce Clause does not preclude states from regulating conduct within their borders merely because the regulations incidentally…

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Election News Roundup - 8.4.2022

Arizona: Abe Hamadeh, with backing from Donald Trump, has emerged as the winner of the state’s GOP primary for AG, defeating attorney Rodney Glassman and retired Supreme Court Justice Andrew Gould, along with three other Republican candidates. Hamadeh will face Democrat Kris Mayes and two write-in Libertarian candidates in the general election. Current AG Mark Brnovich,…

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