Democratic Attorneys General Association
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witf.org - 4/14/16
All five candidates for state attorney general have faced off at a forum in Harrisburg.
Bowling Green Daily News - 4/1/16
(AP) — Kentucky's Democratic attorney general threatened to sue the state's Republican governor on Friday to stop him from cutting college and university budgets by 4.5 percent without the approval of the state legislature.
The Providence Journal- 3/12/16
With marijuana-related bills swirling through the State House, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is bringing in a host of government officials and experts to Rhode Island to talk about how legalizing marijuana has affected their states.
Huffington Post – 2/24/16
Attorneys general are their states' top lawyers and are often tasked with defending state laws before the Supreme Court.
KMBZ - 2/23/16
A Democrat, Koster filed paperwork to run for governor Tuesday morning then released the following statement: “As prosecutor and Attorney General, I've protected the people of Missouri for nearly twenty years.”
Baltimore Sun- 2/12/16
The Maryland attorney general's office is asking the state's highest court to take up competing appeals in the Freddie Gray case
The Boston Globe- 12/20/15
Everything changed, though, when he decided in May to place his town in the state attorney general's Abandoned Housing Initiative.
cn|2 - 12/17/15
Attorney General-elect Andy Beshear announced his leadership team on Thursday, which he says will ensure his priorities of protecting children, families and seniors are achieved.
The Consumerist - 12/17/15
The company, based in India but with a presence in the U.S., has become the target of an investigation and lawsuit by the Washington state attorney general.
Jackson Clarion Ledger - 11/3/15
Attorney General Jim Hood will keep his title of "Last Democrat in Dixie" after defeating challenger Mike Hurst 56 percent to 44 percent in incomplete, unofficial results Tuesday night to secure a fourth term.
Lexington Herald Leader - 11/3/15
Andy Beshear with wife Britainy Beshear, left, spoke to supporters after being elected as Attorney General at Democratic election night headquarters at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Ky., on Nov. 3, 2015.
Jackson Clarion Ledger- 10/31/15
We endorse Jim Hood for attorney general.
The Courier-Journal- 10/28/15
Democrat Andy Beshear has established a clear lead in the race for attorney general over Republican Whitney Westerfield.Government Technology - 10/10/15 The Attorney General's office has compiled a guide to protect small businesses from data breaches that might reveal their customers' personal information.
BurlingtonFreePress.com - 9/28/15
Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell said today he will not seek re-election in November 2016.
Charlotte Observer - 9/21/15
State Sen. Josh Stein announced Monday morning that he will seek the office of North Carolina Attorney General.
Lexington Herald Leader-9/14/15
Andy Beshear's campaign began airing the ads Monday on broadcast TV statewide.
WRIC - 9/2/15
Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday that he plans to run for re-election in 2017.
Attorney General Jim Hood is announcing that five free officer involved shooting trainings are being conducted across the state
Lexington Herald Leader - 7/27/15
Democrat Andy Beshear says he would create a division in the attorney general's office to crack down on child abuse if he is elected as Kentucky's attorney general in November.
Huntersville Herald- 7/22/15
With so many military service members in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper warned of frauds and bad deals that targets military consumers.
Augusta Free Press - 6/23/15
Attorney General Mark Herring issued the following statement after Governor Terry McAuliffe announced steps to remove the Confederate flag from Virginia license plates.
The Seattle Times - 6/13/15
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against a Snohomish couple, accusing the pair of scamming elderly residents who were applying for Medicaid and veterans benefits.
Daily Journal - 6/11/15
The Maine House of Representative has rejected a proposal to give the governor the power to appoint the attorney general.
KOAT Albuquerque – 6/8/15
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is pushing for unprecedented change in the state's criminal justice system. He said the system is failing New Mexico, and the recent murder of a Rio Rancho police officer is just one example.
New York Times - 5/31/15
Joseph R. Biden III, the former attorney general of Delaware and the elder son of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., died on Saturday in Washington. He was 46.
Bothell/Kenmore Reporter - 5/23/15
The Washington State Supreme Court this week agreed with an Attorney General's Office “friend of the court” brief that local jurisdictions have the right to regulate or ban collective gardens.
Cherry Hill Courier Post- 5/23/15
New Jersey is among a handful of states where the governor picks the top law enforcement official.
Daily Californian- 5/14/15
California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Wednesday at a press conference steps to address the issue of sexual assault on California’s college campuses.
Alamogordo Daily News - 5/13/15
The state attorney general said Tuesday he will review the curriculum of the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy
cn|2 - 4/22/15
The 32-day pre-primary fundraising reports are coming in and Democratic attorney general candidate Andy Beshear continues to bundle cash for his campaign coffers as he faces no primary opposition in May.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her office will be monitoring elections across the state to ensure voters' rights are upheld.
kgw.com - Mar 25, 2015
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon's Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum spoke out Wednesday in support of domestic violence survivors and victims of sexual assaut on college campuses.
The Courier-Journal - 3/4/15
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky's attorney general race sneaked onto the Senate floor last week when state Sen. Whitney Westerfield tried to push through a bill that would affect the office and got caught up in a debate that he said likely will be used against him.
Chicago Sun Times - 3/2/15
Madigan’s office Monday unveiled a bill aimed at strengthening an existing state law dealing with data security.
Willamette Week - 2/27/15
In return, the U.S. Attorney's Office has agreed to share information with the state once the far-ranging federal criminal investigation is completed…
WMC Action News 5 - 2/20/15
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Democrat Jim Hood is seeking a fourth term as Mississippi attorney general.
St. Louis Public Radio - 1/27/15
St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman has announced he’s running in 2016 for Missouri attorney general, setting up a primary with state Sen. Scott Sifton, a fellow Democrat.
whotv.com - 1/22/15
DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines store has been barred from selling synthetic marijuana and the owners have been ordered to pay a $50,000 penalty by a Polk County judge.
Pacific Business News (Honolulu) – 1/16/15
Chin, who will leave his current position at Carlsmith Ball to take the state's top legal post, previously spent 12 years with the Honolulu prosecuting attorney's office.
Lowell Sun - 1/18/15
Attorney General-elect Maura Healey is preparing to take her oath of office this week. The 43-year-old Democrat will be sworn in Wednesday afternoon
Access Washington - 1/13/15
“By properly using his authority to set enforcement priorities, the President's action benefits Washington and other states by improving public safety, keeping families together, and aiding our economy,” said Attorney General Ferguson.
CNN - 1/13/15
California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Tuesday that she would run for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, setting her marker on a race that could be one of the most expensive in the country in 2016.
Kansas City Star - 1/12/15
Koster, now the overwhelming favorite to win the 2016 Democratic nomination for governor, issued a statement applauding McCaskill’s centrist views.
Baltimore Sun - 1/6/15
The attorney general is the state's top lawyer, charged with advising the governor and the legislature, as well as defending the state in court.
NBC 10 Philadelphia - 1/6/15
Lt. Gov. Matt Denn will be sworn in Tuesday as Delaware's new attorney general. This will be Denn's third statewide office, following his tenures as lieutenant governor and insurance commissioner.
Boston Globe – 1/5/15
Maura Healey, the incoming attorney general, plans to announce on Monday an effort to expand the state database that monitors prescriptions — part of a larger campaign to combat heroin use and prescription drug abuse.