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AG Rokita Sues TikTok for Misrepresenting App’s Data Security and Safety for Children

Indiana AG Todd Rokita filed two lawsuits against TikTok Inc. and an affiliated entity, alleging violations of the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act and seeking civil penalties and declaratory and injunctive relief. The first complaint filed by AG Rokita alleges that TikTok collects highly sensitive data from consumers that is potentially accessible by the Chinese…

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Montana AG Knudsen Leads Coalition Urging SEC to Allow Full Public Comment on ESG and Climate Investing Rules

In a letter to Secretary of the SEC Vanessa A. Countryman, a coalition of 18 Republican AGs, led by Montana AG Austin Knudsen, called on the Commission to extend the timeframe for a minimum of 60 days for public comment on regulations regarding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing and disclosures regarding emissions from businesses’…

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AG Knudsen Leads Coalition Urging Finding Fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

In a letter to President Biden, a bipartisan coalition of 18 AGs, led by Montana AG Austin Knudsen, called on the Biden Administration to declare fentanyl a weapon of mass destruction (WMD), or urge Congress to do so. Citing the 75,000-plus Americans who have died from fentanyl overdoses in the 12 month period ending in…

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AGs Issue Warning on Merchant Code for Gun Stores

A group of 24 AGs led by Montana AG Austin Knudsen and Tennessee AG Jonathan Skrmetti sent a letter to the CEOs of three major credit card companies, American Express, MasterCard, and Visa, expressing their concerns about a merchant category code for firearm stores developed by the International Organization for Standardization, which sets international standards…

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Texas, Missouri, Montana Announce Withdrawal from NAAG

Texas AG Ken Paxton’s office announced via the office’s official Twitter account that Texas, along with Missouri and Montana, have withdrawn from the National Association of Attorneys General. The AGs’ letter announcing the withdrawal, posted along with the tweet, cites the basis of the move as NAAG’s alleged “leftward shift over the past half decade…

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