On April 3, Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird (R) announced her participation in a 21-state letter, opposing new Department of Energy (DOE) gas stove regulations that the states claimed would prohibit the sale of more than 50% of “all currently available gas stoves.”Continue Reading Iowa AG Joins 21-State Letter Against New DOE Gas Stove Regulations
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita and the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions announced a settlement in excess of $250,000 with Integrity Acceptance Corp., affiliated companies, and their owners to resolve allegations that they originated personal loans without the required license, contracted for charges in excess of the maximum allowable rate, misrepresented finance charges, and failed to disclose prepaid finance charges in violation of the Indiana Uniform Consumer Credit Code and Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act. As part of the settlement, the entities will forgive $223,685 in loans, pay $33,991 in restitution, and pay $33,000 in civil penalties and costs to the state. The entities and their owners are also enjoined from engaging in similar conduct in the future.Continue Reading Indiana AG Settles with Company over Allegedly Providing Unfair and Deceptive Personal Loans to Finance Auto Purchases
In this episode of Regulatory Oversight, Ashley Taylor welcomes Professor Paul Nolette from Marquette University to discuss the evolution of state attorneys general and how their roles in government have shifted over the years. Professor Nolette serves as the chair of Marquette’s Political Science Department and focuses his teaching and research on the dynamics of contemporary American federalism and the interplay between law and politics. Professor Nolette wrote the book Federalism on Trial: State Attorneys General and National Policy Making in Contemporary America, which examines how state litigators have used lawsuits against large corporations and the federal government as a way to influence national policy.Continue Reading The Evolution of State Attorneys General
In this episode of Regulatory Oversight, Republican Attorneys General Association Executive Director Pete Bisbee joins Troutman Pepper Counsel Ketan Bhirud to discuss the upcoming November 8 election and RAGA’s key focus states.Continue Reading A Look Ahead to the 2022 State AG Elections From RAGA Executive Director Pete Bisbee
In this episode of Regulatory Oversight, Democratic Attorneys General Association President Sean Rankin joins Troutman Pepper Partner Ashley Taylor to discuss the upcoming November 8 election and DAGA’s key focus states.Continue Reading A Look Ahead to the 2022 State AG Elections From DAGA President Sean Rankin
This blog post was republished by Vapor Voice on July 1, 2022.
On June 23, the Virginia and Nevada attorneys general sent a letter on behalf of a bipartisan coalition of 23 state attorneys general, expressing concern about edible products containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) sold in packaging to look like popular snacks and sweets.