Democratic Attorneys General Association
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TIME - 4/5/14
Calling laws against same-sex marriage the last vestige of widespread discrimination in America, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway told TIME…
Lebanon Democrat- 3/2/14
NASHVILLE – The state House version of a bill that would give Tennessee's governor and the General Assembly power over the state attorney general...
Washington Post- 2/20/14
Maryland Del. Jon S. Cardin has opened a clear lead over three rivals in the Democratic primary race for state attorney general.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel- 2/19/14
As expected, Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ announced Wednesday that she's running for attorney general.
Chicago Tribune - 2/5/14
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to appear before Congress on Wednesday to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories.
Washington Post- 1/26/14
MARK HERRING (D), Virginia's brand-new attorney general, has decided to participate in a legal attack against a provision of the state's own
New York Times- 1/16/14
Attorney General Bob Ferguson, in an opinion on Thursday, said cities and counties can block licensed marijuana businesses from operating.
WBKO – 1/7/14
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Attorney General Jack Conway announced Monday, more than $32 million recovered in settlements will be used throughout Kentucky, to expand substance abuse treatment, including opiate addictions.
Augusta Free Press- 1/2/14
Attorney General-elect Mark Herring today announced the appointment of two more senior officials in the Office of Attorney General.
Washington Post - 12/17/13
Democrat Mark R. Herring continued to widen his narrow lead over Republican Mark D. Obenshain in the race for Virginia attorney general Tuesday as the recount of the historically close contest spread statewide.
Washington Times- 12/9/13The recount for Virginia's race for attorney general has been scheduled to start on December 16, 2013 in Fairfax County and the rest of the state on December 17 and 18.
Washington Post- 11/27/13
State Sen. Mark D. Obenshain made official his request for a recount of Virginia's tight race for attorney general.
Washington Post – 11/25/13The state Board of Elections on Monday certified Democrat Mark R. Herring as the winner of the Nov. 5 election for Virginia attorney general
San Francisco Chronicle - 10/16/13
Hawaii's attorney general issued a legal opinion Tuesday saying state lawmakers can act to legalize gay marriage without amending the Hawaii Constitution.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 10/7/13
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Monday he will not seek a third term, surprising many by creating a wide-open race for his job next year.
Former Arizona Department of Gaming Director Mark Brnovich has filed to run for state attorney general, assuring a Republican primary race for incumbent Attorney General Tom Horne.
Leesburg Today- 9/18/13
The council’s TechPAC announced today that it is endorsing Mark Herring, state senator from Leesburg and the Democratic attorney general nominee, over his opponent Republican Mark Obenshain.
CBS Local - 9/10/13
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — State Sen. Brian Frosh has filed to run for attorney general of Maryland. Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, made the announcement on Tuesday.
Carlsbad Current Argus- 8/22/13
State Auditor Hector Balderas announced Tuesday he's running for the Democratic nomination for attorney general next year.
WCPO-Aug 7, 2013
Attorney General Jack Conway is expected to announce an indictment against a Northern Kentucky youth sports coach
Huffington Post - 7/24/13
New Mexico Attorney General Gary King (D) on Monday officially filed documents urging the state Supreme Court to begin allowing same-sex marriage.
Politico – 7/16/13
Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring leads GOP state Sen. Mark Obenshain, 38 percent to 36 percent.
Denver Post – 7/1/13
The Colorado Springs resident is a former prosecutor who was first elected to the legislature in 2008. Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck also is expected to enter the GOP primary for attorney general.
Scranton Times-Tribune- 6/17/13
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is asking for funding to establish a mobile street crime unit that she says will flush gangs out of Pennsylvania.
Los Angeles Times- 6/14/13
The case marks the first time a state attorney general has prosecuted a case involving a site providing access to illegal content that is primarily streaming and mobile-based.
New York Daily News - 6/5/13
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is leaning on the largest smartphone makers to protect customers from thieves who steal phones, scrub them clean and sell them on the black market.
Boston.com - 5/28/13
Two top Massachusetts officials on Friday called on the federal government to fulfill its obligation to dispose of spent nuclear fuel stored the Commonwealth and around the country.
Patch.com - 5/15/13
Maggie Hassan will swear in Joseph Foster as New Hampshire's next Attorney General in a ceremony in the Executive Council Chamber.
New York Times - 5/12/13
Concerned about an increase in smartphone thefts, the New York State attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, is trying to get the nation's largest cellphone makers to do more to discourage the thefts.
Santa Fe New Mexican.com- 4/30/13
After hinting at it for months, Balderas formally announced that he's seeking the Democratic nomination for New Mexico attorney general.
Wall Street Journal - 4/23/13
Today, Teamsters Joint Council 83 in Richmond, Va. announced its support for State Senator Mark Herring in his campaign for state attorney general.
Boston Globe – 4/17/13
“Joe Foster is a greatly respected attorney and public servant whose broad experience and excellent judgment will be invaluable as New Hampshire's chief legal and law enforcement officer,'' Hassan said after the vote.
Des Moines Register - 4/9/13
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller today urged Congress to tackle immigration reform. A bipartisan group of eight senators could announce an agreement on the issue as early as the end of the week.
Metro Weekly- 4/6/13
Virginia state Sen. Mark Herring (D-Loudoun, Fairfax counties), one of two Democrats seeking to become the commonwealth's next attorney general, yesterday released an ''equality agenda'' on issues related to LGBT rights.
New Hampshire Public Radio - 4/1/13
Governor Maggie Hassan has announced she will nominate former Democratic state senator and Nashua attorney Joe Foster as the state's next attorney general.
Eric Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, gathered a 16-state coalition to urge the court to overturn DOMA.
The Keene Sentinel - 3/22/13
His stint as the state’s chief law enforcement officer kept 43-year-old Delaney busy and throughout his term he showed a willingness to take a principled stance on a number of issues
ESPN - 3/14/13
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged the NFL on Tuesday to investigate whether possible draft picks were improperly asked about their sexual orientation during the league's combine, which he said would be illegal in New York.
WTVQ - 3/12/13
Generic versions of popular pain relievers must be made harder to abuse, Attorney General Jack Conway and 47 other state and territorial Attorneys General told federal officials in a letter sent today by the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).
YNN - March 4, 2013
NEW YORK STATE -- The New York Attorney General's office continues to crack down on what it calls contraband cigarettes. The Attorney General’s office is filing a lawsuit against an Indian cigarette distributor in Canada and the company that makes Seneca brand cigarettes.
Washington Blade - Feb 28, 2013
Fourteen state attorneys general on Thursday filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Philadelphia Inquirer - 2/21/13
Attorney General Kathleen Kane, making her first appearance on the legislative stage since taking office last month, got a warm welcome Wednesday from her fellow Democrats and Republicans alike on the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Denver Post-Feb 11, 2013
Former Adams County District Attorney Don Quick plans to seek the Democratic nomination for attorney general in 2014.
Carroll County News- 2/8/13
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced this week his legislative priorities for 2013, an agenda that includes proposals to strengthen the State's human-trafficking laws and ensure the constitutionality of Arkansas's law on executing prisoners.
Los Angeles Times - 2/5/13
WASHINGTON -- Justice Department officials and attorneys general from several other state were set Tuesday morning to announce a landmark civil suit against Standard & Poor's Corp. concerning the company's credit ratings of troubled mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis.
Timesonline.com - 2/4/13
HARRISBURG -- State Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Monday who will lead the probe into the handling of the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky investigation.
Citizens Voice- 1/16/13
Kathleen Granahan Kane took the oath as state attorney general Tuesday and made political history as the first woman and Democrat to hold the office since it became elective three decades ago.
Jackson Clarion Ledger - 1/16/13
Attorney General Jim Hood has issued an opinion that says state Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney has the authority to create a health insurance exchange
Washington Post - 1/10/13
California's attorney general released a set of privacy recommendations for app developers in the state Thursday, with guidelines for development and for disclosure policies.
Morning Sentinel - 1/7/13
Mills, 65, a Farmington native who still lives in her hometown, lost her job as attorney general in 2010 after serving only two years because Democrats were ousted from power.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - 1/3/13
The Pennsylvania attorney general said today she authorized the governor's general counsel to pursue a lawsuit against the NCAA because ongoing criminal cases against Penn State University administrators could present a conflict.
Issaquah Press- 1/16/13
King County Council colleagues bid farewell to outgoing Bob Ferguson on Monday, as the longtime councilman prepares to assume office as state attorney general.