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Virginia AG Confirms Commonwealth Is Bound by California’s Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

Virginia AG Jason Miyares has confirmed that Virginia will be legally bound by a recent California rulemaking banning the sale of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035. As a result of legislation passed in 2021 by the Virginia General Assembly (then controlled by Democrats), Virginia is required to adopt the same automobile standards as those promulgated…

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Kilgore Joins Youngkin and Other State Officials at Carvana Grand Opening

On August 31, 2022 auto retailer Carvana, which has upended the car sales world with its car vending towers, opened a new inspection and reconditioning facility in Chesterfield, VA. Cozen O’Connor State AG partner Jerry Kilgore was honored to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony alongside Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Caren…

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AGs Call Foul on NFL Gender Discrimination; Congress Flags Financial Irregularities by Washington Commanders

A coalition of six state AGs, led by New York AG Letitia James, issued a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressing concern over the gender-based discrimination and hostile work environment allegations recently reported by the New York Times.

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2021 Election Results and Another 2022 Open Seat

The election for Virginia Attorney General was held on November 2, 2021. Delegate Jason Miyares (R) defeated two-term incumbent Mark Herring (D) by a margin of 50.7% to 49.3% to become the first Latino elected as Virginia’s AG. New York AG Letitia James (D) has officially announced her candidacy for governor creating an open seat…

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Expensive Pets: Scammer Sells Badly Behaved Puppies as Highly Trained Service Dogs

Virginia AG Mark Herring reached a settlement with service dog company Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, Inc. and its owner (collectively “SDWR”) to resolve allegations that it misled consumers about the skills, training, and abilities of its purported service dogs, among other things, in violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act and the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions law.

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