Cozen Insight: 2019 AG Election Landscape
In comparison to 2018 in which there were 31 State Attorney General (AG) elections, 2019 is much quieter, with only three—Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Despite the small number of AG elections, each is noteworthy and the outcomes have the potential to change the AG political landscape, currently comprised of 27 Democrats and 24 Republicans.
Cozen Experts Predict 2019 Will Be Most Aggressive Year Yet for State Attorney General Litigation
(Law.com) – When Lori Kalani was senior in-house counsel and director of government affairs for DISH Network Corp. a few years ago, she visited every state attorney general’s office to better understand how and why they worked the way they did.
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2018 State AG Round-Up & Trends for 2019
(Ann-Marie Luciano, Jawaria Gilani of Cozen O’Connor’s State AG Practice) – In 2018, the Cozen’s AG Practice reported on a variety of significant investigations and enforcement actions conducted by state attorneys general (“AGs”) through the course of the year. Here, we provide a round-up of the noteworthy AG actions from 2018 and predict trends for AG enforcement in 2019.
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Here are the top contenders to replace Ryan Zinke as interior secretary – AGs Laxalt and Reyes Mentioned
(Business Insider) – Possible replacements include: former Rep. Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming; Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes; Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt; Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter; former Nevada Sen. Dean Heller; Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state; and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
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