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California, Oregon attorneys general oppose Trump 'Two-for-One' executive order

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced June 5 that that they oppose a Trump executive order mandating that in order to create a new regulation, most federal agencies must repeal at least two existing regulations.

Oregon secures $865,000 from former Portland Marathon race director

By Mark Iandolo | May 1, 2018

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced April 18 that Lester Smith, a former board member and race director of the Portland Marathon, will pay $865,000 after allegedly delivering loans from the marathon to himself and his for-profit company Next Events LLC.

New leadership at the CFPB means state AGs will be more active in financial consumer protection

By Karen Kidd | Apr 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.

Oregon attorney general backs new data breach legislation

By Mark Iandolo | Feb 19, 2018

SALEM, Oregon (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Feb. 9 that she had testified before the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee in support of data breach legislation, Senate Bill 1551. The bill was developed to strength data breach laws in the state after the Equifax breach affected 1.7 million consumers in Oregon.

Oregon joins 5-state settlement with Medtronic over alleged misleading advertising

By Mark Iandolo | Dec 19, 2017

SALEM, Oregon (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Dec. 13 that Oregon is involved in a five-state settlement with Medtronic Sofamor Danek Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. (“Medtronic”) after allegations the company violated unfair trade practice laws.

Oregon Attorney General ordered to rewrite ballot title on proposed bill to limit legislators' service

By Elizabeth Alt | Dec 6, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Oregon has sent a proposed bill back Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for modification after a resident filed a ballot title change for Initiative Petition 19 (IP 19). The man claimed that the title did not accurately describe the immediate impact if the bill passed, most notably that the state would impose an eight-year service time limit for legislators the first time.

Oregon Senate advances debt collection legislation

By Mark Iandolo | Jul 25, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum announced July 5 that the Oregon Senate has advanced House Bill 2356, which concerns debt collection practices. The legislation will go before Gov. Kate Brown to be signed.

Oregon House of Representatives advances public record reform legislation

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 27, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum announced June 12 that her public record reform legislation, Senate Bill 481, was unanimously advanced in the state’s House of Representatives.

Oregon public records reform bill advances in state Senate

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 25, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced April 18 that her public record reform legislation, Senate Bill 481, was unanimously advanced by the state’s Senate and will go before the House for a full vote.

Vitamin Shoppe pays Oregon $545,000 penalty over allegedly unsafe supplement

By Mark Iandolo | Mar 30, 2017

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. will pay $545,000 and stop selling certain dietary supplements in Oregon stores after the company was accused of selling products containing unsafe or unlawful ingredients, state Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said.

Oregon, Oracle agree to settlement in health care exchange case

By Mark Iandolo | Sep 20, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum has announced the state of Oregon, Oracle America Inc. and Oracle reseller Mythics Inc. have agreed to a settlement in the Oregon health care exchange case.

Oregon attorney general settles with allegedly fraudulent company

By Mark Iandolo | May 4, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins have announced the state has settled with “Oregon State Compliance,” a company that allegedly sent Oregon businesses a fake invoice meant to look like it was from the state.

Alsco agrees to $819,059 civil settlement after alleged environmental misconduct

By Mark Iandolo | Mar 6, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Alsco, a commercial linen laundry facility in Portland, Oregon, will pay an $819,059 civil settlement over allegations of environmental misconduct, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced recently. 

Oregon sues Liquidation LLC for alleged car title loan scam

By Legal News Line | Sep 1, 2015

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit against Liquidation LLC for allegedly operating an illegal car title scam, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said.

Oregon settlement puts an end to misleading mailings

By Ashley Perry | Oct 28, 2014

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Secretary of State Kate Brown reached an agreement on Monday with Annual Business Services, which sent out solicitation mailings appearing to be from the state of Oregon.

Oregon attorney general sues Oracle on fraud charges

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 25, 2014

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has filed a lawsuit against Oracle America Inc. on charges of defrauding the residents of Oregon.

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