NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced April 5 that he has joined a coalition of attorneys general in urging Congress to oppose three resolutions that could strike down the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Final Rule regarding prepaid cards.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced March 31 that Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that will further delay the EPA’s Risk Management Program (RMP) Amendments. This decision allows the EPA to have more time in completing the amendment process.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin announced March 31 that he has joined a coalition of attorneys general in sending a letter to the U. S. House and Senate Appropriations committees. In the letter, the coalition expressed opposition to legislative and budgetary measures that would reduce the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) funding.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced March 31 that his office has filed a campaign finance lawsuit against Tim Eyman for allegations of improperly using $308,000 in contributions made to political committees, concealing contributions totaling $490,185 and conducting misleading campaign finance reporting.