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W.Va. AG leads 14-state coalition in filing FOIA request over Clean Power Plan publication delay

Oct. 7, 2015, 2:54pm by Jessica Karmasek

Attorneys general point out that they cannot file a petition for review against the EPA until the rule is published, and therefore cannot ask a court to stop the agency’s “unlawful” actions. more...

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False Claims lawsuit filed against Miss. hospital, management company and owner

Oct. 5, 2015, 9:01am by Emily Moore

The federal government has intervened in a lawsuit filed against Stone County Hospital for allegedly abusing Medicare regulations set for rural critical care institutions.

Schneiderman: Alleged participants in Long Island mortgage rescue scam agree to pay up

Oct. 5, 2015, 8:40am by Emily Moore

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said a $400,000 settlement has been reached with the alleged participants. The scam allegedly involved mortgage leasebacks.

Insurer reaches deal with Mass. AG over allegations of selling unauthorized health insurance

Oct. 5, 2015, 8:31am by Emily Moore

The Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania will pay $430,000 to consumers and the state of Massachusetts.

Daymar College to pay more than $12 million to settle Ky. AG's consumer protection lawsuit

Oct. 5, 2015, 8:22am by Emily Moore

The Attorney General's Office will receive $1.2 million from the deal.

D.C. AG holds initial Labor Advisory Committee meeting

Oct. 5, 2015, 8:15am by Emily Moore

The committee was formed to keep the Attorney General's Office abreast of important labor issues in the District.

Federal lawmakers to participate in online discussion of patent reform bills

Oct. 2, 2015, 1:21pm by Jessica Karmasek

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons and U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie will take questions on the PATENT Act and Innovation Act as part of a Google Hangout next week.

Texas attorney general seeks injunction against new EPA water rule

Oct. 2, 2015, 12:21pm by Emily Moore

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked a federal judge to halt the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new water rule that expands the federal governments jurisdiction over navigable waters under the Clean Water Act.

Massachusetts seeks accurate, fair use of personal data

Oct. 2, 2015, 12:02pm by Emily Moore

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for fair use of public data shared by businesses that can potentially harm consumers when reported inaccurately.

Investor sues Chrysler, alleging vehicle flaws means lower stock returns

Oct. 2, 2015, 11:53am by Molly English-Bowers

An investor is suing Chrysler, alleging public misrepresentations or omissions of the company's value by the defendant.

CFPB announces new rules to increase access to credit in underserved markets

Oct. 2, 2015, 11:42am by LocalLabs News Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal News Line) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Tuesday changes to mortgage regulations to ensure responsible lending by small creditors.