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Bipartisan AG Coalition Urges Passage of Semiconductor Incentives Package

Led by Ohio AG Dave Yost and Acting Vermont AG Joshua Diamond, a bipartisan group of 14 state attorneys general wrote a letter to Congressional leadership to finalize and pass the CHIPS (or Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors) Act to accelerate U.S. production of microchips and end the overreliance on foreign imports.

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AGs Urge Creation of Safe Harbor for Financial Institutions Serving Cannabis Businesses

Writing as co-chairs of the National Association of Attorneys General Federalism Committee, Ohio AG Dave Yost and Colorado AG Philip Weiser wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging them to bring the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act to the Senate floor for a vote…

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Two New Candidates Enter Attorneys General Races

Mike Hilgers, Nebraska State Senator and Speaker of the Legislature, declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the open-seat 2022 race for Nebraska AG. As previously reported, Incumbent Nebraska AG Doug Peterson will not seek reelection in 2022 and anticipates returning to private practice. Ohio State Representative Jeff Crossman announced his run for the…

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After Initial Rejection, Ohio AG Certifies Marijuana Legalization Law, But the Damage May Already Be Done

By: Mira Baylson, Meghan Stoppel, and Gianna Puccinelli Marijuana legalization activists have finally won the support of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost (R).  On Friday August 20, AG Yost approved summary language in a petition submission for a proposed law, the “Act to Control and Regulate Adult Use Cannabis,” penned by the Coalition to Regulate…

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