At the end of 2021, the California Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling (the “Commission”) sent a letter to The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, also known as CalRecycle, and California Attorney General Rob Bonta, asking them to investigate illegal labeling of plastic bags as recyclable by retailers.

The Commission is

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

Multistate

  • Several attorneys general applauded the Biden administration’s plan to expand competition in the meat processing industry. The presidential administration recently announced initiatives to increase competition, including stronger Packers and Stockyards Act rules,

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

Multistate

  • A coalition of 15 attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Senate asking it to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. The Act would secure pregnant individuals’ rights to be given

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

Multistate

  • A multistate coalition of attorneys general sent a letter to the Federal Housing Administration, asking it to address the failure of mortgage servicers to satisfactorily implement the COVID-19 Recovery option. According to

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

Monday, December 6, 2021

Consumer Protection

  • Washington D.C. Attorney General Racine filed an amicus brief in Superior Court of the District of Columbia case Muslim Advocates v. Facebook, which relates to allegations

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

Monday, November 29, 2021

Charities/Non-profits

  • New York Attorney General James issued her annual fundraising report, which revealed that charities using professional fundraisers received about two thirds (73%) of the money donated in 2020,

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

Monday, November 22, 2021

Consumer Protection

  • Washington D.C. Attorney General Racine issued a consumer alert warning consumers of scammers using the Uber app in phishing schemes that trick consumers to reveal private information.

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

Monday, November 15, 2021

Consumer Protection

  • A coalition of 50 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) in support of its efforts to

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

Monday, November 8, 2021

Antitrust

  • A bipartisan coalition of 26 attorneys general led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro and California Attorney General Bonta submitted a brief to the Third Circuit asking it to

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

Monday, November 1, 2021

Consumer Protection

  • Kansas Attorney General Schmidt announced that Shawnee County District Court Judge Watson approved consent judgments against company SearchTec, Inc., which manages business documents, for illegally disposing