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Republican AGs Warn Financial Institutions Against Inconsistent ESG Voting

A coalition of 23 Republican AGs sent a letter to the chief executives of several financial institutions, including Goldman Sachs, urging them to ensure that their votes on ESG issues as asset managers for other companies were not inconsistent with their own boards’ reasoning in recent votes to reject the implementation of ESG proposals. In…

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27 AGs Urge Supreme Court to Limit Tech Companies’ Immunity

A bipartisan group of 27 AGs submitted amicus briefing to the U.S. Supreme Court in Gonzalez v. Google LLC, urging a narrow interpretation of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects internet companies from being treated as the “publisher or speaker” of third-party content posted on their platforms.

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AGs Issue Warning on Merchant Code for Gun Stores

A group of 24 AGs led by Montana AG Austin Knudsen and Tennessee AG Jonathan Skrmetti sent a letter to the CEOs of three major credit card companies, American Express, MasterCard, and Visa, expressing their concerns about a merchant category code for firearm stores developed by the International Organization for Standardization, which sets international standards…

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Election News Roundup – 8.11.2022

Tennessee: Jonathan Skrmetti, a Republican, has been selected by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve an eight-year term as the 28th Tennessee Attorney General and Reporter. Prior to becoming Governor Bill Lee’s chief legal counsel in December 2021, Skrmetti served as chief deputy attorney general. AG Skrmetti replaces AG Herbert Slatery, who announced in May that he would not seek a second term.

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