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Nevada AG Aaron Ford Takes Helm at Attorney General Alliance

Nevada AG Aaron Ford is the new Chairman of the Attorney General Alliance for 2024, replacing South Dakota AG Marty Jackley, who served in the role in 2023. AG Ford announced that his chairmanship initiative will be “Empowering Consumers through Education,” which consists of six components: consumer rights and protections, financial literacy, healthcare literacy, AI…

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Republican and Democratic AGs Write Opposing Letters to Fortune 100 on DEI Programs

A group of 13 Republican AGs announced that they had sent a letter to every company on the Fortune 100 list warning that certain workplace diversity policies could be unlawful in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down affirmative action at institutes of higher education. The letter argues that race-based initiatives and…

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AG Election Roundup

South Carolina: Incumbent AG Alan Wilson has come out ahead in the state’s GOP primary, positioning him as the likely victor in the fall general election. Wilson, first elected in 2010, is currently in his third term in office. No Democrats have entered the race.

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Attorneys General Appointment and Election News

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum appointed former U.S. Attorney and Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley as AG following AG Wayne Stenehjem’s sudden passing in January 2022. AG Wrigley will serve out the remainder of the current term, which ends on December 31, 2022. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy nominated Matthew Platkin, his former chief counsel, to…

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