State AG Monitor

Monthly Archives: November 2011

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Environment, Mortgages/Foreclosures, State AGs in the News, States v. Federal Government

New Jersey AG Dow Expected to Depart by Year’s End New Jersey AG Paula Dow is expected to leave the AG’s office by the end of the year. States v. Federal Government Supreme Court Grants Review of 26-State Challenge to Healthcare Reform Law The U.S. Supreme Court granted review of challenges to the 2010 Affordable… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

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

Election Results In Kentucky, Democratic incumbent AG Jack Conway was reelected to a second term after defeating Republican candidate Todd P’Pool. In Mississippi, Democratic incumbent AG Jim Hood was also reelected to a second term after defeating Republican candidate Steve Simpson.On October 22, Louisiana AG James “Buddy” Caldwell (R) and Governor Bobby Jindal (R) were… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

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

Mortgage/Foreclosure Abuses Settlement of Multi-State Foreclosure Investigation Increases to $25 Billion Ongoing negotiations to settle the state and federal investigation of foreclosure practices by the nation’s five largest mortgage servicing companies has increased by at least $five billion in recent weeks to approximately $25 billion. This figure could increase to $29 billion if additional servicers… Continue Reading