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Republican and Democratic AGs Square Up for Emissions Standards Fight

25 Republican AGs have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to review the EPA’s rule entitled “Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles,” which sets emissions standards for passenger cars, trucks, and vans, model years 2027-2032. The AGs argue that the EPA has exceeded its authority and the Standards are arbitrary and capricious.

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Quick Guide: High Profile Candidates, Big Issues Dominate in the NC Race

In our second State AG Pulse episode in season 4, Stephen Cobb talks North Carolina politics with Swain Wood, former North Carolina Chief Deputy AG, and WRAL correspondent, Will Doran. They consider the local and national issues that will be foremost in voters’ minds, the likelihood of ticket-splitting and the impact of outgoing AG Josh Stein’s performance, in an AG race featuring two high profile and well-funded candidates.

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Rep. Jackson wins Democratic Nomination for AG in North Carolina; Rice named Tennessee Solicitor General

North Carolina U.S. Representative Jeff Jackson secured the Democratic nomination for the 2024 AG election. Rep. Jackson will face North Carolina U.S. Representative Dan Bishop in the general election. North Carolina AG Josh Stein secured the Democratic nomination for Governor.

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AGs Support FTC Efforts to Eradicate Hidden Fees

A bipartisan coalition of 19 AGs and the Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection wrote a comment letter supporting the FTC’s proposed Trade Regulation Rule on Unfair or Deceptive Fees meant to curb hidden fees, sometimes called “junk fees.” In the letter, the AGs offer support for provisions of the proposed rule addressing bait-and-switch pricing schemes,…

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$1.45 Million Settlement is a Bitter Pill to Swallow

North Carolina AG Josh Stein settled with Med First Immediate Care and Family Practice, P.A. to resolve False Claims Act allegations that the clinic operated as a “pill mill” for opioid prescriptions. According to the AG’s office, Med First allegedly filed false claims with Medicare and Medicaid for unnecessary testing, office visits that did not…

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