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AG Coalition Advocates for Expanded Benefits for Victims of Radioactive Exposure from US Nuclear Tests

A group of 14 Democratic AGs, led by New Mexico AG Raul Torrez, wrote a letter to Congressional leaders emphasizing the need to adopt the Senate-approved bipartisan amendment to the Radioactive Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). In the letter, the AGs argue that RECA should be expanded to ensure that a broader set of victims, who…

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AG Coalition Supports Bureau of Land Management’s Proposed Waste Prevention Rule

A coalition of eight AGs submitted a comment letter in support of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed Waste Prevention Rule, which would impose obligations that oil and gas operators must undertake to avoid waste of oil and gas resources, particularly methane, through flaring, venting, and leaking on BLM-administered lands. In the letter, the…

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State AG Pulse | New Mexico and the Plaintiffs' Bar Money-Go-Round

In this week’s episode, Bernie Nash and Lori Kalani are in conversation with State AG Group team member Chris Allen. They talk about vicious election advertising campaigns and handicap the candidates on both sides. New Mexico is among the states that have a history of turning to the plaintiffs’ bar to supplement their internal staff…

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28 AGs Call on GoFundMe for Changes in Terms of Service

New Mexico AG Hector Balderas, Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, and Louisiana AG Jeff Landry led a coalition of 28 AGs that sent a letter calling on the online crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to make improvements in the clarity and disclosure of the site’s Terms of Service for consumers who use the platform. The AGs alleged that…

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