Coalition

HARTFORD, Conn. | States blast Trump administration coal plan, mull lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. — States with a history of fighting air pollution from coal-fired power plants are denouncing the Trump administration’s move to scale back restrictions on emissions, with some threatening court challenges. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan pledged Tuesday to “take legal action to ensure the federal government does its job” to protect the environment … Continue reading HARTFORD, Conn. | States blast Trump administration coal plan, mull lawsuits

Saudi Arabia says it’s given $100 million to northeast Syria

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia said early on Friday that it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for “stabilization projects” in areas once held by the Islamic State group and now controlled by U.S.-backed forces. The Saudi Embassy in Washington said the money “will save lives, help facilitate the return of displaced … Continue reading Saudi Arabia says it’s given $100 million to northeast Syria

California Attorney General Becerra Joins 12-State Coalition in Filing Suit Over Trump Administration’s Move to Sabotage Affordable Care Act Protections

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined 12 states in filing suit against the U.S. Department of Labor’s unlawful rule that removes critical consumer healthcare protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The rule allows employers nationwide to group together as Association Health Plans (AHPs) and offer junk health plans that evade ACA … Continue reading California Attorney General Becerra Joins 12-State Coalition in Filing Suit Over Trump Administration’s Move to Sabotage Affordable Care Act Protections

South Carolina News: Attorney General Alan Wilson Joins 26 States Urging Swift Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

COLUMBIA, S.C.— South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a 26-state coalition in urging Senate leaders to confirm the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The coalition expressed its support in a Thursday letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senate … Continue reading South Carolina News: Attorney General Alan Wilson Joins 26 States Urging Swift Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Texas News: Texas AG Paxton Leads 14-State Brief Challenging Constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

AUSTIN, TX – Leading a coalition of 14 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). “The CFPB was designed to be a rogue agency and its structure violates the Constitution’s separation of … Continue reading Texas News: Texas AG Paxton Leads 14-State Brief Challenging Constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

New York News: A.G. Underwood, Part Of 11 AG Coalition, Investigates No-Poach Agreements At National Franchises

AGs Send Letter Requesting Information Related to Provisions that Limit Recruitment and Hiring of Workers at Franchisees NEW YORK – Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood — part of a coalition of 11 Attorneys General — sent a letter today to eight national fast food franchisors about “no-poach” agreements in franchise contracts, which restrict a franchisee’s … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood, Part Of 11 AG Coalition, Investigates No-Poach Agreements At National Franchises

Virginia News: Attorney General Herring Joins 20 Attorneys General to Demand Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics

RICHMOND, VA – Today, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring joined a coalition of 21 attorneys general calling on United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the cruel attacks on children and families lawfully seeking asylum in the United States as they seek protection from domestic, sexual and gang violence.  In recent weeks, the … Continue reading Virginia News: Attorney General Herring Joins 20 Attorneys General to Demand Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics

New York News: A.G. Underwood Joins Coalition Of 21 Attorneys General Demanding Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics That Harm Children & Undermine Public Safety

NEW YORK – Today, New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General calling on United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Trump administration’s cruel and illegal attacks on children and families lawfully seeking asylum in the United States as they seek protection from domestic, sexual, and gang … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Joins Coalition Of 21 Attorneys General Demanding Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics That Harm Children & Undermine Public Safety