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Full Student Loan Relief Sought for ITT Students Allegedly Misled About Their Earning Potential

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”).

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2020 AG Election Results

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.

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Honda Settles Multistate Airbag Suit, Agrees to Pay $85 Million

A group of 48 AGs, led by an Executive Committee including Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum and New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal, reached a settlement with American Honda Motor Co. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively “Honda”) to resolve allegations that Honda concealed the risk posed by defective frontal airbags installed in its vehicles in violation of consumer protections laws.

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Nonprofit Pays Millions for Allegedly Submitting Inflated New Market Tax Credit Applications

Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum reached a settlement with nonprofit Ecotrust and its for-profit affiliate Ecotrust Forest Management, Inc. (collectively, “Ecotrust”) to resolve allegations that Ecotrust submitted false applications to gain New Market Tax Credit (“NMTC”) financing for its development projects in violation of the Oregon False Claims Act.

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