CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - In response to alleged irregularities in real estate appraisals in Cuyahoga County over the past 10 years, Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray announced Monday that he was launching an investigation to examine these figures.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster reached a settlement agreement on Wednesday with a California couple who had violated the state's No-Call List policy.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a Chicago man and five home repair and mortgage companies over an alleged scheme targeting African-American consumers that resulted in taking $1.3 million in equity from the homes of at least 36 consumers.
McCollum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum announced a new policy on Tuesday that promotes open government and transparency when it comes to blackberry messages.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - In an effort to force the State to equalize funding in all public schools, former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods is filing a lawsuit next week on behalf of The Arizona Charter Schools Association and a dozen families with students in district and charter schools.
Bullock HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline)- Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock reached a settlement with two Glendive towing companies on Thursday, over their allegedly charging customers exorbitant rates for substandard service.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Following up on a promise they made last week, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has asked the Department of Public Utility Control to bar Connecticut Natural Gas/Southern Connecticut Gas from laying off at least 45 employees.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - In response to Foxwoods consumers discovering a 7 percent tax on receipts, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is urging the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to clearly identify its 1 percent tribal tax separately from the state tax on all customer receipts at the resort.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley settled two cases on Tuesday that will see two parties involved in the dental industry pay $92,500 to resolve allegations of participation in alleged deceptive sales practices and a credit billing scheme.
Edmondson OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Legal Newsline) - Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson filed a lawsuit against a Florida telemarketer on Friday, seeking to stop the company from offering potentially bogus products.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and Commerce Director Kimberly Zurz filed lawsuits against four businesses and six individuals Friday, alleging violations of state labor laws.
Milgram NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram has filed a lawsuit against the Brake-O-Rama auto repair chain, alleging that the company's repair shops charged consumers for work that was not performed, among other violations.
Milgram NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A lawsuit filed by New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram on behalf of the New jersey Bureau of Securities against alleged fraudulent investment companies came back with a positive $7 million verdict on Thursday.
Andrew Cuomo (D) NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - After an extensive investigation into labor and civil rights violations of a carnival operator, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that his office reached an agreement with the company to change its policies and procedures regarding the laws.
Mike Cox (R) LANSING Mich. (Legal Newsline) -Persisting in keeping costs lower, Attorney General Mike Cox has announced Detroit Edison customers would save a total of $2.5 billion in the years ahead, as he stopped a planned 40-year, $62.5 million annual rate hike.
Rob McKenna (R) OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline)- In an effort to unite against fraudulent mortgage scammers, Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller are co-chairing a new state-federal task force on mortgage enforcement.