Barack Obama (D) CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Global climate change is a "matter of urgency," U.S. President-elect Barack Obama said Tuesday, bolstering efforts by some state attorneys general to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Executive compensation for all Connecticut public utility company's executives and officers must now be plainly disclosed in a standardized, reader-friendly format, following a request by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline)- A national credit reporting agency has reached a settlement with Indiana to resolve allegations by Attorney General Steve Carter that the company broke the state's credit-freeze law.
Mike Cox (D) LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-State lawmakers should stall legislation sought by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan until the company provides detailed information about its finances, said Attorney General Mike Cox.
Dianne Feinstein (D) SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has made a determined push that Congress force the Big Three automakers to help reduce emissions as a critical part of any financial bailout.
Greg Abbott (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Wednesday said he is seeking legislation that would boost his statutory authority to help protect Texans from foreclosure rescue scams.
Jerry Brown (D) SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General Jerry Brown has urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a lower-court decision requiring California to pay the first $250 million of an $8 billion plan to build more prisons.
Lisa Madigan (D) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday reiterated her call for Gov. Rod Blagojevich to resign amid his federal indictment, threatening to go to the state Supreme Court to oust her fellow Democrat.
Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline) -- Court approval will be needed for a Massachusetts subprime lender to foreclose on structurally unfair loans, following a unanimous decision by the Supreme Judicial Court.
Crist TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida's Supreme Court Nominating Commission has passed five recommendations on to Gov. Charlie Crist, who will choose the state's next Supreme Court justice from them.
John Suthers (R) DENVER (Legal Newsline)-Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has filed a lawsuit seeking a management change at the Colorado Humane Society for not filing financial statements and killing animals.
Lisa Madigan (D) CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-A six-day sit-in at a Chicago window and door factory ended Wednesday after a deal brokered in part by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan ensured the workers would receive the compensation they were entitled to under state law.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has shot back at state Attorney General Mike Cox, saying the Democrat provided the press and state lawmakers misinformation about the company's finances.
Jeffrey Grossman CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline)-Partners at the top U.S. law firms are raking in 4 percent less revenue than they did in 2007, partly because of a downturn in litigation, a new survey shows.
Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch thinks the financially strapped automobile industry should stop fighting new emissions standards while it asks for a federal bailout.