News from April 2013
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) -- A federal judge has dismissed Transocean's request to dismiss subpoenas for records of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - One of President Barack Obama's nominees for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will have a confirmation hearing next week.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is examining spending by the fundraising arm of a state agency already under watch.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -New York's governor and attorney general are leading a push calling for the public financing of candidates in the state.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a case regarding a federal government rule forcing airlines to advertise the full cost of their tickets.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has announced the distribution of more than $1.9 million to Pennsylvania organizations and schools as part of a national bid-rigging settlement involving major financial institutions.
MAUMEE, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit Monday against a Toledo-area roofing company and its owners for alleged shoddy work and failure to deliver services to consumers.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit Monday against a Greene County business that allegedly violated the Missouri Cave Resources Act and Solid Waste Management Act by conducting illegal dumping of waste.
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday that the new owner of non-profit hospitals in Leavenworth and Wyandotte will enter an agreement to maintain charitable healthcare for at least five years.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued a request Tuesday that Exxon Mobil Corp. preserve and maintain all documents related to Friday's extensive oil spill in Mayflower.
MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) -- Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack handily defeated a Marquette University law professor for a second 1o-year term on the bench.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a settlement Tuesday with two companies that allegedly caused consumers to pay more in interest on their payday loans than was required.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $117,500 settlement Tuesday with a Maryland-based merchandising services company to resolve allegations that it failed to pay full unemployment contributions.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane issued a consumer alert Tuesday about a purported scam related to the Affordable Care Act.