McKenna OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced on Wednesday that several states and the federal government have reached a $3.2 million settlement with a drug manufacturer that allegedly illegally marketed three drugs.
Samson TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced on Thursday he would nominate a former state attorney general to be chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Paladino NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino assailed a New York Post editor for the newspaper's coverage of the daughter he fathered a decade ago with another woman and threatened the man if he sent any more "goons" to her house.
Whitman SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - The husband of California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman said Thursday that "it is possible" he received and wrote notes on a letter from the Social Security Administration regarding the couple's former housekeeper.
Cox MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Troy King recently received some support from one of his colleagues in his dispute over what is owed to the federal government from settlements with and verdicts against health care companies.
Harris SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General candidate Kamala Harris is leading her opponent, Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley, according to a recent survey of likely voters.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of Paul Minor, a Mississippi trial lawyer who was convicted of a judicial bribery scheme involving loans to state judges.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced on Monday that he has filed suit against a Florida-based company that allegedly defrauded consumers by promising debt relief that never came.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Friday that she has won a court appeal that she says may save Commonwealth Edison customers over $100 million in the future.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo leads his Republican opponent, Carl Paladino, by more than 20 points, according to a recent poll of likely voters in the state.
Whitman SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - The first survey since California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was told to expect a lawsuit from her former illegal immigrant housekeeper shows her opponent, Democrat Jerry Brown, building his lead.
George SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's furlough plan for state employees and ruled state workers were not entitled to back pay.
McGraw RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The federal government is again making its argument that West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw gave the funds from a 2004 settlement to all the wrong parties.