Harris SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is suing three companies for allegedly making false and misleading claims in marketing their plastic water bottles as "100-percent biodegradable and recyclable."
Pruitt OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) -- In a letter Monday to his fellow attorneys general, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt warned that the federal government is using "questionable science and data" to estimate methane emissions from natural gas production.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Friday that the Schuyler County Circuit Court has entered a consent judgment against a breeding facility owner for violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a settlement Thursday with the owner and operator of a Milford gas station who allegedly failed to notify authorities of a 15,000 gallon diesel fuel spill.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi announced a $1.7 million settlement Friday with a Massachusetts-based insurance broker over allegations that the company misrepresented and concealed commissions and fees.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) -- Mississippi attorney general candidate Steve Simpson says incumbent Jim Hood used his office's investigatory power to get a video of him helping a friend out of jail and then used it for his campaign.
Gunn JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - One Mississippi lawmaker says Gov. Haley Barbour's warning not to rely on recent legal settlements as a "windfall" for the state's budget is another example of why the Legislature -- not Attorney General Jim Hood -- needs to do the appropriating.
Guerry CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - Asbestos attorneys have agreed to be enjoined from undertaking "further improper communication" with potential witnesses, according to an order filed in a Tennessee circuit court.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that three masonry companies and their owners have been ordered to pay more than $68,000 for allegedly failing to pay the prevailing wage.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday that his office is seeking the temporary shutdown of a Columbia petroleum product refinery for alleged air pollution violations.
Zoeller NASHVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced a consent judgment on Friday with Little Nashville Enterprises Inc. and its principals for $26,500 in refunds for ticketholders.
Schneiderman WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman cannot prove that Intel Corp. unfairly created a monopoly in the microprocessor market, the company is arguing.
Crumplar NEW CASTLE, Del. (Legal Newsline) - In slamming the actions of an asbestos attorney and imposing a $25,000 penalty on him, a Delaware judge said last week that lawsuits from out-of-state plaintiffs are clogging her court.