Chris Rizo Aug. 1, 2008, 5:00am
Hardy Myers (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers has joined with four other states to pressure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt regulations aimed at reducing pollution from planes, ships and off-road vehicles.
staff reports Aug. 1, 2008, 10:54am
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Legal Newsline)- California Attorney General Jerry Brown continued to wield the power of his office to curb greenhouse gas pollutions on Thursday by announcing plans to sue the U.S Environmental Protection Agency for failing to regulate pollution from ships, aircraft and industrial equipment.
staff reports Aug. 1, 2008, 12:54pm
Ronald George SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Legal Newsline)-The California Supreme Court's dismissal of whistleblower cases filed by two Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees could be a blow to protections currently afforded employees who come forward, three justices said.
staff reports Aug. 1, 2008, 2:13pm
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) -- New York's Eliot Spitzer made may have made the practice fashionable, but West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has a lengthy and enduring pattern of hiring outside counsel and appointing special assistants to help bring sizable financial settlements to the state coffers.
staff reports Aug. 2, 2008, 1:00am
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif.(Legal Newsline)-With the California state Legislature in a stand-off with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger over the budget, the attorney general's office remains on the sideline, waiting and watching - much like the rest of state.
Chris Rizo Aug. 5, 2008, 1:50pm
Catherine Cortez Masto (D) SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline)- Nevada Officials are still deciding how best to respond to a recent state Supreme Court decision that could cost the state millions in tax collections, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Tuesday.