McCollum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum announced on Tuesday that Florida will receive $2.9 million as a result of a settlement with an Internet advertising company.
Gelber TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida lawmaker and attorney general hopeful Dan Gelber wants Gov. Charlie Crist to call a special legislative session to discuss banning off-shore drilling in the wake of the recent British Petroleum explosion and oil spill.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has announced a lawsuit against a Chicago construction firm that is alleged to have fraudulently obtained public funds reserved for minority-owned subcontracting firms.
Steve Six (D-Kan.) TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline)- Kansas Attorney General Steve Six is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to find Nebraska in contempt of court for allegedly violating the terms of a 2003 settlement over water rights in the Republican River basin.
Cuomo ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has obtained a court order and judgment for more than $2.2 million against a payroll company based in Rochester that is alleged to have defrauded hundreds of area businesses.
John Barrasso (R) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-One of the trial lawyers who sued the federal government over claims it mismanaged Indian trust funds says the proposed $3.4 billion settlement would be derailed if Congress tries to reduce fees he and other counsel in the case would receive.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has announced four settlements with auto insurance companies over allegedly inaccurate at-fault insurance reports as part of her ongoing Board of Appeal Enforcement Initiative.
Gino DiCaro SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A proposed ballot initiative that would amend California's landmark greenhouse gas law would help avert anticipated job losses in the state's beleaguered manufacturing sector, an industry spokesman said.
Walter Olson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Walter Olson, a noted legal scholar and one of the nation's leading critics of lawsuit abuse, this week joined the Cato Institute, serving as a senior fellow at the libertarian think tank.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)- CalPERS, the nation's largest public pension fund, may sue three Wall Street bond-rating agencies over failed investments containing risky debt, a judge in California has ruled.
Barack Obama (D) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-A bipartisan group of attorneys general from the five Gulf Coast states asked President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday to help ensure a unified state-federal response to the oil spill spreading off their coastlines.
Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced a summary cease and desist order against a Baltimore company and its related entities on Thursday following allegations of the use of a fraudulent "employment" pyramid investment scheme.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has secured restitution and civil penalties totaling $544,933 from participants in a charity scam that allegedly pretended to aid veterans, firefighters and law enforcement officers.