State AG Monitor

Monthly Archives: August 2011

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Environment, Healthcare, Mortgages/Foreclosures, State AGs in the News

Mortgage/Foreclosure Abuses New York AG Schneiderman Removed from Multistate Investigation Executive Committee Iowa AG Tom Miller removed New York AG Eric Schneiderman from the Executive Committee steering the 50-State investigation into mortgage foreclosure practices by the nation’s five largest lenders. AG Schneiderman, who was among the thirteen AGs on the Executive Committee led by AG… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Environment, Healthcare, Mortgages/Foreclosures, State AGs in the News

Healthcare: Individual Mandate Found Unconstitutional Eleventh Circuit Rules Federal Health Care Law is Unconstitutional The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional. Twenty-six states challenged the law, which was signed in March 2010; the challenge has been led by former Florida… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Contingency Fee Counsel, For-Profit Colleges, Mortgages/Foreclosures, State AGs in the News, States v. Federal Government

Mortgage and Foreclosure Abuses California Subpoenas Citigroup About Mortgage-Backed Securities California AG Harris has subpoenaed Citigroup over the sales and marketing of mortgage-backed securities in the State. In May, Harris created a Mortgage Fraud Strike Force to investigate, among other things, instances in which bundled mortgages were sold as securities to the state or its… Continue Reading