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Attorney general's case against Alabama State University is closed

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2017, 9:33am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Acting Alabama Attorney General Chris McCool announced May 2 that the case of alleged wrongdoing at Alabama State University (ASU) has been closed.

Alabama backs Supreme Court's decision to uphold state's PAC-to-PAC transfer ban

Mark Iandolo May 3, 2017, 10:05am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced April 25 that he supports the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reject a challenge to Alabama’s PAC-to-PAC transfer ban.

Alabama attorney general urges consumers affected by Provigil settlement to file claims

Mark Iandolo Apr. 25, 2017, 8:48am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced April 18 that he is urging consumers to file claims related to the state’s settlement with the makers of the drug Provigil by June 25.

Alabama federal court dismisses CSX's lawsuit over diesel fuel sales taxes

Mark Iandolo Apr. 5, 2017, 11:10am

Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall and Revenue Commissioner Julie P. Magee recently announced that a federal court has dismissed CSX Transportation’s lawsuit against the state, which had challenged Alabama’s 4 percent sales tax to CSX’s purchase of diesel fuel.

Ala. court backs state AG in case against MOWA band of Choctaw Native Americans

Mark Iandolo Jan. 31, 2017, 9:16am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Jan. 13 that the Mobile County Circuit Court has ruled in favor of the state in a case against the MOWA band of Choctaw Native Americans (Choctaw Entertainment Center) in Mount Vernon.

Alabama Supreme Court rules electronic bingo is illegal in state

Mark Iandolo Jan. 10, 2017, 9:38am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Dec. 23 that the Alabama Supreme Court ruled for the second time this year that electronic bingo is illegal in the state.

Alabama attorney general, colleagues back Sessions for U.S. attorney general

Mark Iandolo Jan. 5, 2017, 9:38am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange joined 24 other state attorneys general Dec. 16 in supporting Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) as U.S. attorney general. The attorneys general urged the Senate Judiciary Committee’s leadership to confirm the nomination.  

Plumbing 911 in Alabama settles for $250,000 after allegations of violating state law

Mark Iandolo Dec. 20, 2016, 9:37am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Dec. 13 that his office and the Alabama Plumbers and Gasfitters Examining Board have settled with Plumbing 911 Inc. of Moody and its owner and president, Tony C. Gowins of Talladega.

13 states back flower shop owner who allegedly declined service to same-sex couple

Mark Iandolo Oct. 20, 2016, 11:40am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced Alabama has joined a 13-state coalition to support the religious liberty of a flower shop owner in Washington state being sued for declining service for a same-sex wedding ceremony.

Alabama attorney general urges avoidance of subpoena powers against energy industries

Legal News Line Jun. 23, 2016, 2:10pm

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced he has led a 13-state coalition urging the nation's S. attorneys general not to use subpoena powers against energy industries during the climate change debate.

Alabama attorney general commends EPA decision to withdraw proposed emission rule

Mark Iandolo Apr. 21, 2016, 1:04pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange recently commented on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to withdraw its proposed emission rule that would have banned the usage of converted street vehicles for off-street racing.

Alabama attorney general deems daily fantasy sports sites illegal

Mark Iandolo Apr. 9, 2016, 7:35pm

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange released a statement announcing that sports betting sites are illegal according to state la

Arkansas AG opposes proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule

Mark Iandolo Feb. 12, 2016, 8:25pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined 12 other states in drafting a letter to the U.S. Office of Management and Budget to oppose the Obama Administration’s proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule.

Alabama attorney general leads coalition opposing Persuader Advice Exemption Rule

Mark Iandolo Feb. 11, 2016, 12:06pm

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced his state is spearheading a coalition that involves 12 other states in opposing the Obama administration’s proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule.

Maker of children meds held 'phantom recall' in 2009, Alabama AG says

Shaun Zinck Aug. 6, 2015, 11:36am

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson agreed to a settlement with the state of Alabama over the quality of its over-the-counter drugs

Alabama AG vows lawsuit against Obama administration over reduction in emissions rule

Shaun Zinck Aug. 6, 2015, 11:14am

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said Monday he would take President Barack Obama and his administration to court

Ala. AG changes course, rehires private attorneys to represent State in BP oil spill case

Kyle Barnett Apr. 1, 2015, 9:34am

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange made headlines following the 2010 BP oil spill when he said private attorneys would not represent the State in litigation against the oil giant, but in an about-face, Strange has appointed two Alabama law firms to assist in suing BP on behalf of the State.

Attorneys general meet in Alabama to discuss data security

Shaun Zinck Mar. 17, 2015, 2:18am

Six attorneys general gathered in Alabama last week for a one-and-a-half-day meeting of the Southern Region of the National Association of Attorneys General, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said. Strange said joining him were attorneys general from Indiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia.

Alabama used-car dealer hit with permanent injunction

Shaun Zinck Mar. 14, 2015, 7:41pm

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said Thursday that he obtained a permanent injunction against a car dealership in Elmore County, alleging the dealer defrauded individual customers and businesses. The injunction was granted by Elmore County Circuit Judge Sibley Reynolds against Quality Used Cars, which was doing business as Pre-Owned Automotive, located at 6153 and 6155 Elmore Road.

Alabama AG reaches $500,000 settlement with propane providers

Bryan Cohen Jul. 21, 2014, 6:30pm

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Friday a $500,000 settlement with two propane providers that allegedly violated the Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act.