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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 Don’t Like NCAA’s Name-Image-Likeness Restrictions

Tennessee AG Jonathan Skrmetti and Virginia AG Jason Miyares filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association alleging that the organization’s restrictions on future student-athletes’ ability to commercially use their name, image, and likeness (NIL) constitute violations of federal antitrust law.

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AG Skrmetti Sues BlackRock over ESG Investment Strategies

Tennessee AG Jonathan Skrmetti filed a lawsuit against BlackRock, Inc. that accuses the world’s largest asset manager of violating state consumer protection laws by making false and misleading representations to consumers about the extent to which environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals affect its investment strategies. The complaint alleges that BlackRock downplayed the extent to…

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Energy Department’s Proposed Standards Leave Republican AGs Boiling

A group of 21 Republican AGs filed a public comment letter criticizing the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed Energy Policy and Conservation Act efficiency standards for consumer boilers—appliances that supply steam or hot water for residential space-heating—arguing that the standards would impose significant hardships.

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Republican and Democratic AGs Write Opposing Letters to Fortune 100 on DEI Programs

A group of 13 Republican AGs announced that they had sent a letter to every company on the Fortune 100 list warning that certain workplace diversity policies could be unlawful in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down affirmative action at institutes of higher education. The letter argues that race-based initiatives and…

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