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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.
Maryland Del. Cardin Mulling Attorney General Run
Washington Post – By John Wagner, November 27, 2012
Del. Jon S. Cardin (D-Baltimore County) announced Tuesday that he has launched an exploratory committee to consider running for attorney general in 2014, a move that confirms his much-rumored interest in the job.
After Problems at 24 Oahu Polling Sites, Governor Asks AG to Investigate
Hawaii Reporter – By Malia Zimmerman, November 26, 2012
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has asked his appointed attorney general, David Louie, to investigate problems that arose during the November 6 General Election on Oahu, saying "the handling of election operations raises legitimate concerns."
Pennsylvania Attorney General-Elect Kathleen Kane Vows to Protect Consumers
The Morning Call – By John Micek, November 24, 2012
On Nov. 6, Democrat Kathleen Kane made history when she became the first woman, and first member of her party, to be elected Pennsylvania attorney general.
Tough Issues Await State’s New Attorney General
The Herald – By Jerry Cornfield, November 23, 2012
A storm of legal and political conflicts await Washington's next attorney general. Democrat Bob Ferguson sounds like he couldn't be happier at the prospect.
Attorney General’s Office Examining Election Day
Santa Fe New Mexican, By Steve Terrell, November 15, 2012
Responding to reports of five-hour lines at Rio Rancho polling places on Election Day — and at least two razor-thin margins in legislative races that might have been affected by the long waits — state Attorney General Gary King said Monday his office will investigate the long lines in Sandoval County and whether there was “voter suppression” there.
Long Island Power Authority under Scrutiny As Cuomo, Schneiderman Launch Investigations
Huffington Post, By Matt Sledge, November 14, 2012
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that he is creating a commission with subpoena powers to investigate the performance of the state's electrical utilities after Hurricane Sandy.
Maine's Top Offices in Play With New Majorities
SF Gate, November 7, 2012
With new Democratic majorities elected to the Legislature, three of Maine's most prominent offices — treasurer, secretary of state and attorney general — are suddenly in play.
McGraw’s Office Warns of Hurricane Sandy Scams
West Virginia Record, by Chris Dickerson, November 1, 2012
Hurricane Sandy and the related storm effects have caused major damage to homes and to infrastructure in West Virginia.