California AG Rob Bonta, Washington AG Bob Ferguson, and Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum have filed a Motion to Intervene and Protest requesting that FERC deny an application for a capacity expansion for the Gas Transmission Northwest Express (GTN) pipeline, a 1,377 mile-long pipeline running from British Columbia to Malin, Oregon, which is just north of the California state line. The project would expand the amount of natural gas transmitted by the pipeline by 150 million cubic feet per day, which, according to the AGs, would have significant impacts on climate change.
On December 20, 2021, a bipartisan group of 33 AGs, led by Idaho AG Lawrence Wasden and Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, sent a letter to the Director of the CFPB in response to the CFPB’s Request for Comments on its Inquiry into Big Tech Payment Platforms. In the letter, the AGs urged the CFPB to strengthen consumer protections for money-sharing platforms and apps.
Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum led a coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia in filing an amicus brief in support of students who brought a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon opposing the U.S. Department of Education’s (“DOE”) implementation of religious exemptions from Title IX anti-discrimination…
A bipartisan group of 24 AGs, led by Colorado AG Phil Weiser and Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, filed a borrower defense application with the U.S. Department of Education to request full student loan relief, including the discharge and refund of loans, for student borrowers who enrolled in ITT Technical Institute (“ITT”).
Ten AG elections were held on November 3, 2020. As of this writing, six incumbent AGs won their elections, and Republicans held the open-seats in Indiana and Montana. In the two undecided races, Democratic incumbents in North Carolina and Pennsylvania are narrowly leading Republican challengers.