Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

February 8, 2021

Consumer Protection

  • Arizona Attorney General Brnovich announced a partnership with members of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance to create a consumer fraud awareness program inside hundreds of grocery and convenience

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Monday, February 1, 2021:

Covid-19

  • New York Attorney General James announced that New York has renewed its order to halt the collection of medical and student debt owed to the state that has

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Civil Rights

  • California Attorney General Becerra announced the creation of a Bureau of Disability Rights within the Civil Rights Enforcement Section of the California Department of Justice. The Bureau

Recently, New York enacted a new law against gendered pricing that was included as a key component of the state’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget and Governor Cuomo’s 2020 Women’s Agenda. In a press release announcing the law, Governor Cuomo states, “By abolishing the pink tax, women and girls will no longer be subject to harmful

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AG’s have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

October 29:

  • North Carolina Attorney General Stein announced that his office obtained a consent judgment against Stephen Gould Corporation in a price gouging lawsuit. The consent judgment requires the company to pay $150,000

Although COVID-19 is occupying a lot of regulatory resources, Attorneys General are continuing their consumer protection mission, including watching out for deceptive claims related to stem cell therapy and other medical treatments. Attorneys General are particularly concerned about businesses making unsupported claims suggesting their services or procedures can treat or cure disease.

On July 15,

On July 7, 2020, the Maine Attorney General’s Office obtained a victory for consumers in the United States District Court for the District of Maine in the area of broadband privacy law. This ruling, which among other findings held that a Maine statute guarding consumers’ private data from internet service providers is not preempted by