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Attorneys General Testify in House Hearing on Big Tech and Competition

On March 18, 2021, Colorado AG Phil Weiser and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson testified before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law of the House’s Committee on the Judiciary in a hearing titled “Reviving Competition, Part 3: Strengthening the Laws to Address Monopoly Power.” The Subcommittee’s focus in this series of hearings is the…

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Bipartisan Group of Attorneys General Urge FCC to Help Increase Access to Remote Learning

A bipartisan group of 30 AGs, led by Colorado AG Phil Weiser and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, submitted a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) urging the FCC to expand its E-Rate program, which provides funding for expanding school and library broadband connectivity to support remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter…

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A Miracle Cure? Not This Stem Cell Therapy

Iowa AG Tom Miller and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson sued stem cell therapy providers Stem Cell Centers, LLC, Regenerative Medicine and Anti-Aging Institutes of Omaha, LLC, and Stem Cells, LLC, and related individuals (collectively “Stem Cells Centers”) for allegedly using false and misleading statements to market stem cell therapy in violation of Iowa’s Consumer Fraud Act and Older Iowans Law and Nebraska’s Consumer Protection Act and Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

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23 Attorneys General Band Together to Make PayPal’s Charitable Donations Platform More Transparent

A bipartisan coalition of 23 AGs, led by Connecticut AG William Tong and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, reached a settlement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund, Inc. (“PPGF”), the charitable arm of e-commerce platform PayPal, to resolve allegations that PPGF provided inadequate information and disclosures to donors making charitable contributions through its platform.

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The State AG Report Weekly Update February 28, 2019

2020 AG Elections Republican Jon Bennion Announces Bid for Montana Attorney General Jon Bennion, a Republican, announced his candidacy for Montana AG in 2020. Bennion, who currently serves as the Montana Chief Deputy AG, is the first candidate to announce his intention to seek the Republican nomination for AG. As previously reported, state Representative Kimberly…

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