Daniel Cameron is the Clear Choice for Kentucky Attorney General

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(WASHINGTON) – Republican voters in Kentucky nominated Hardin County native, conservative Daniel Cameron, to be the Commonwealth’s next attorney general. Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement, congratulating Daniel Cameron on tonight’s Republican primary victory. “Daniel Cameron is more than qualified to be Kentucky’s next attorney general, having been top of his … Read More

Missouri AG Schmitt Launches “Safer Streets”

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In an effort to tackle violent crime in St. Louis, Attorney General Eric Schmitt is partnering with the U.S Attorney’s office to launch “Safer Streets.” This is Attorney General Schmitt’s latest initiative since taking office on January 3rd. Here’s what they are saying: KMOV: Missouri’s new attorney general was in St. Louis Tuesday to unveil a plan to combat violent crime. … Read More

Texas AG Ken Paxton Introduces ‘Dose of Reality’

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In an effort to combat Texas’ rising opioid epidemic, Attorney General Ken Paxton introduced the “Dose of Reality.” The campaign, which was first established in Wisconsin by Attorney General Brad Schimel, aims to teach the danger of opioid abuse. Content for the website was developed by Attorney General Paxton in partnership with the Texas Department of State Health Services and … Read More

Kansas AG Derek Schmidt Testifies about Elder Abuse

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Elder abuse is on the rise, and it is a disturbing problem state attorneys general are looking to combat. Attorney General Derek Schmidt is taking charge of protecting Kansas seniors, and his office has become a model when fighting these crimes. In an effort to provide better insight to lawmakers, the Attorney General testified before the United States Senate Special … Read More

POLITICO Pro: RAGA hires deputy executive director, finance director

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RAGA hires deputy executive director, finance director By Daniel StraussPOLITICO ProJanuary 16, 2019 The Republican Attorneys General Association has hired a new deputy executive director and finance director. The moves underscore the increasing competitive nature of attorney general campaigns. In 2017, RAGA and its Democratic counterpart ended a detente that had previously protected incumbent attorneys general of both parties from … Read More

Indiana AG Curtis Hill: After Obamacare, what’s next for healthcare?

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Last December, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the entire ACA cannot stand without the penalty on the individual mandate, which was repealed in 2017 by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Attorney General Curtis Hill was one of those attorneys general leading the case, and … Read More

Republican Attorneys General Association Builds Finance Team To Retake AG Majority in 2019

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WASHINGTON D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) announced two key personnel changes to their finance team today. Danielle Cleveland has been hired as RAGA’s Deputy Executive Director and National Finance Director. For the past six years, Danielle has been part of the finance team at the Republican Governors Association, where she most recently served as Deputy Director of the RGA’s … Read More

Republican AGs Support William Barr for U.S. Attorney General

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A coalition of 21 Republican attorneys general sent a letter to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of United States Attorney General nominee, William P. Barr. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, led the letter, which was signed by attorneys general from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, … Read More

WATCH: Texas AG Ken Paxton Participates in Border Security Roundtable

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Texas Attorney General and RAGA Chair Ken Paxton understands the need for border security. His office has experienced first-hand the crisis at the border, especially human trafficking. That’s why he participated in President Donald Trump’s border security roundtable in McAllen. The Attorney General shared how a barrier in El Paso reduced crime rates and what his office has done to combat human … Read More

ICYMI: South Dakota AG Jason Ravnsborg Focusing on Work Ahead

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South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has been ready to work since day one. He faces an opioid and meth crisis, and Ravnsborg recently spoke with SDPB Radio about his priorities.  On the top issues: Our meth problem. SB 19 is our bill to repeal presumptive probation, and I do believe I have a lot of support among law enforcement, … Read More