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SACRAMENTO, Calif | California attorney general candidate faces ethics panel

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Steven Bailey, a former judge now running for California attorney general, is facing a judicial ethics tribunal just two months before the November election. Bailey, a Republican who served as an El Dorado County judge from 2009 through August 2017, is accused of using the job to aid his political campaign, improperly accepting … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | California attorney general candidate faces ethics panel

California News: AG Becerra, Air Resources Board, Los Angeles City Attorney, County of Los Angeles File $119.5 Million Settlement before Court in Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Litigation

LOS ANGELES, CA — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer (City Attorney), and the County of Los Angeles (County) yesterday announced a $119.5 million settlement with the Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) over the unprecedented natural gas leak from a ruptured well … Continue reading California News: AG Becerra, Air Resources Board, Los Angeles City Attorney, County of Los Angeles File $119.5 Million Settlement before Court in Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Litigation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of Democratic attorneys general demanded Tuesday that the Trump administration end a “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Led by New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, 21 top state prosecutors from California to Massachusetts sent a letter to … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

CALIFORNIA | A.G. Becerra Sues EPA for Suspending Critical Safeguards for Agricultural Workers

SACRAMENTO, CA – Joining the Attorneys General of New York and Maryland, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its decision to suspend critical safeguards for agricultural workers.  The Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a regulation first implemented by the EPA in 1992 to … Continue reading CALIFORNIA | A.G. Becerra Sues EPA for Suspending Critical Safeguards for Agricultural Workers

California News: Attorney General Becerra Defends Dreamers in DACA Hearing Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Department of Justice today continued to defend Dreamers before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case Regents of the University of California, et al., v. United States Department of Homeland Security, et al. Today, California sought to uphold its nationwide injunction, initially secured in January, … Continue reading California News: Attorney General Becerra Defends Dreamers in DACA Hearing Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Attorney General Becerra: DIRECTV Agrees To $9.5 Million Settlement

SACRAMENTO, CA/November 22, 2017 (STL.News) – Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley today announced a settlement with DIRECTV to resolve allegations that its California facilities unlawfully disposed of large volumes of hazardous waste – including hazardous batteries, electronic devices, and aerosols – and committed additional violations stemming from the … Continue reading Attorney General Becerra: DIRECTV Agrees To $9.5 Million Settlement