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State of Minnesota

Recent News About State of Minnesota

  • Bank sued over mortgage insurance policies

    A major bank was sued on Feb. 26 over allegations that it abused its right to force borrowers to purchase mortgage insurance.

  • Former Minn. AG joins consumer protection agency

    Humphrey WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Wednesday that it has selected Hubert H. "Skip" Humphrey III, a former Minnesota attorney general, to lead its Office of Older Americans.

  • Swanson joins lawsuit against college over financial aid

    Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced a lawsuit on Thursday against a for-profit college company that allegedly engaged in the unlawful collection of state taxpayer-financed student financial aid.

  • Swanson turns to suing 3M

    Swanson ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson last week filed a lawsuit against 3M Company for damages it allegedly caused to the state's ground and surface water and natural resources.

  • Minn. Supreme Court: Al Franken won Minnesota Senate race

    Al Franken (D) ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that Democrat Al Franken won the state's protracted U.S. Senate race against Republican Norm Coleman.

  • AG hails cancellation of National Beef takeover

    Lori Swanson (D) MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline)-A Brazilian company has jettisoned its plans to acquire of one of the largest meat-packing companies in the United States, drawing praise from at least one state attorney general who opposed the deal.

  • Wal-Mart settles wage class action for $52 million

    MINNEAPOLIS - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will pay more than $52 million to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged the mega-retailer cut its workers' break times and failed to prevent employees from working off the clock.

  • Minnesota AG opposed to airline merger

    Lori Swanson (D) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Legal Newsline) -- The Minnesota state attorney general has released a statement on an impending merger of two airlines and their potential impact on covenants one of the airlines made with the state.