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Virginia News: AG Herring Warns of Scammers Posting as Disaster Officials During Hurricane Florence

Scammers in Hampton Roads are seeking personal information under the guise of reimbursement for evacuation expenses RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring today is warning Virginians, particularly those who live in the Hampton Roads region, of scammers who are posing as disaster relief officials calling for personal information under the guise of … Continue reading Virginia News: AG Herring Warns of Scammers Posting as Disaster Officials During Hurricane Florence

Virginia News: Attorney General Mark R. Herring Welcomes Termination of Sinclair/Tribune Merger

Virginia Attorney General had been investigating the proposed merger RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement on the announcement that Tribune Media Company would abandon its proposed merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group.  If finalized the merger would have given Sinclair control of more than 200 stations reaching nearly 75% … Continue reading Virginia News: Attorney General Mark R. Herring Welcomes Termination of Sinclair/Tribune Merger

Virginia News: AG Herring Submits Official Comments Rejecting Trump Administration’s Decision to Add Citizenship Provision to 2020 Census

Herring joins bipartisan coalition to submit comments complementing ongoing litigation that outlines funding risks from depressed census turnout following Trump Administration’s attempt to intimidate immigrants RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring and a bipartisan coalition of 18 states plus the District of Columbia, nine cities, four counties and the U.S. Conference of … Continue reading Virginia News: AG Herring Submits Official Comments Rejecting Trump Administration’s Decision to Add Citizenship Provision to 2020 Census

Virginia News: Attorney General Mark Herring Joins 19 State Attorneys General Announcing Intent to Sue Over EPA Rollback of Clean Car Rule

Abandoning new federal standards will cost Americans between $193 billion and $236 billion more on gas and add carbon emissions equivalent of 400 million more cars RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined a coalition of 19 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia, in releasing the following joint statement … Continue reading Virginia News: Attorney General Mark Herring Joins 19 State Attorneys General Announcing Intent to Sue Over EPA Rollback of Clean Car Rule

Virginia News: Loudoun County man, John Wayne Bruce, Jr., found guilty for reproduction, possession of child pornography

RICHMOND, VA – John Wayne Bruce, Jr., 48, of Aldie, VA in Loudoun County was found guilty yesterday of three counts of reproduction and ten counts of possession of child pornography in Loudoun County Circuit Court following his plea of guilty to possession and admittance that the Commonwealth’s evidence could not be overcome on reproduction.  … Continue reading Virginia News: Loudoun County man, John Wayne Bruce, Jr., found guilty for reproduction, possession of child pornography

Attorney General Herring announces action to dissolve deceptive veterans charity

RICHMOND, VA/December 1, 2017 (STL.News) – In an effort to combat deceptive charities that target Virginians supporting veterans, Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced a settlement between 24 states and VietNow National Headquarters, Inc., an Illinois charity that falsely represented that donations would help local veterans, resulting in the organization’s dissolution. “Virginians are caring, … Continue reading Attorney General Herring announces action to dissolve deceptive veterans charity

AG Herring urges repeal of Federal Law in order to hold drug manufacturers & distributors accountable for opioid oversupply

Current law severely limits the DEA’s response to the opioid crisis, prevents DEA from issuing immediate suspension order RICHMOND, VA/November 14, 2017 (STL.News) – In an effort to hold drug manufacturers and distributors accountable for the oversupply of opioid pain killers, Attorney General Mark R. Herring sent a letter late yesterday to congressional leaders, urging … Continue reading AG Herring urges repeal of Federal Law in order to hold drug manufacturers & distributors accountable for opioid oversupply