Abbott SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - A Seattle-based blogger and Google's general counsel are questioning whether Microsoft is pulling the strings in the Texas attorney general's office.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Thursday that he reached an agreement with an Urbandale magazine subscription telemarketing company that allegedly engaged in dishonest magazine solicitation practices.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Wednesday that, along with six other states and the Federal Trade Commission, a settlement has been reached with a bank processing company.
Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox announced on Friday that he has reached a settlement with the state's two largest ice manufacturers for allegedly violating antitrust laws.
Gelber TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida state Sen. Dan Gelber is proposing an anti-corruption unit targeting state government fraud as part of his campaign for state attorney general.
Brown SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - A claim in a Meg Whitman television ad saying state taxes went up when her Democratic gubernatorial opponent Jerry Brown was previously governor is false, according to the California Department of Finance and a former CNN reporter.
Brunner CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, in response to a federal lawsuit filed earlier this month by a group of Cleveland-area doctors, says she supports the state ban on Medicaid providers contributing to certain candidates' campaigns.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that she has reached a $525,000 settlement with a laboratory that allegedly engaged in Medicaid fraud.
Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Thursday that he has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a body shop over allegations that he has failed to pay state sales tax and withholding tax since 2004.
Chambers OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - The Washington Supreme Court, in an opinion filed earlier this month, concluded that a sports-betting website engaged in professional gambling, reversing a decision by the state's Court of Appeals.
Brown SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown, in the wake of a controversial television ad from his opponent Meg Whitman, is now criticizing former President Bill Clinton.
Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York attorney general candidate Eric Schneiderman took $10,000 in donations from a city condo developer who unsuccessfully sued current state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office this year, records show.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Monday that a professional fundraising company has agreed to pay a $15,000 fine and change how it solicits donations.
Van Hollen REESEVILLE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced on Tuesday that his office has reached an agreement with a Dodge County cheese company that allegedly violated water management laws in the state.
McCollum PENSACOLA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Twenty states and the National Federation of Independent Business made their arguments on Tuesday as to why their lawsuit challenging health care reform should continue.
Bolin MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court has struck down a punitive damages award against Galaxy Cablevision in a lawsuit involving a minor whose leg was cut by an exposed wire while playing basketball.
Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The five-way race for the Democratic nomination for New York attorney general was a close one, with state Sen. Eric Schneiderman pulling out the victory.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced on Wednesday that he believes utility customers in the state should be shielded from rate increases if a takeover of two companies goes through.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Wednesday that her office is requesting the Department of Public Utilities reject National Grid's $104 million rate hike request for its three local gas distribution subsidiaries.
Cuccinelli WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, in remarks at a Tea Party rally on the Washington mall, said state attorneys general are the "last line of defense" in protecting the U.S. Constitution from the federal government.