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AGs File Suit Over Student Debt Cancellation

Missouri AG Eric Schmitt led AGs from Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, and South Carolina in suing President Biden, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, and the United States Department of Education alleging that the Biden Administration’s student loan cancellation program, announced on August 24, 2022, is illegal. With student loan balances set to be canceled in the near future, the complaint requests immediate injunctive and declaratory relief.

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Democratic AGs Align Against Texas Abortion Law

Democratic AGs from 20 states and the District of Columbia, led by California AG Rob Bonta, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in support of the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction in Fund Texas Choice v. Paxton, urging the Court to halt enforcement of Texas’s abortion laws…

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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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