West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey: Say no to ACA scare tactics

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey pushed back against Democrats’ scare tactics on health care. Morrisey makes it clear he supports covering preexisting conditions and urges both parties in Congress to come together with a comprehensive health care plan that lowers premiums, takes the government out of going to the doctor, and provides Americans with the coverage they need. Here’s what you … Read More

Louisiana AG Jeff Landry: War Between Federal Agency Overreach, Self-Governance Still Rages

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Attorney General Jeff Landry recently applauded President Donald Trump’s push for deregulation, and how it has dramatically increased productivity and self-governance while reducing the economic burden. Landry has been a staunch defender of the rule of law and continues to protect Louisiana against federal overreach. Here’s what you missed in The Hayride: In the last 21 months, the President saved you … Read More

Republican AGs Applaud Obamacare Ruling

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Following the ruling that the Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare,” is unconstitutional without the tax on the individual mandate, four Republican attorneys general appeared on Fox News to praise the decision and call on Congress to find a solution. Here’s what you missed: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton There’s no doubt in my mind that this was unconstitutional. They built this … Read More

AP: Man with S. Carolina roots hired to head up prosecutor group

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South Carolina political operative and former Executive Director of the South Carolina Attorney General’s office Adam Piper has been tapped to be the new Executive Director of the Republican Attorneys General Association. The organization set a record – raising $42 million during the 2018 cycle. Piper has almost a decade’s worth of experience in the state attorney general sphere, and he comes … Read More

Republican AGs Announce Adam Piper as Executive Director

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WASHINGTON D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) announced today that RAGA Policy Director, Adam Piper, has been hired as the organization’s next Executive Director. “Adam Piper is one of the most respected political leaders among Republican state attorneys general. His role as Executive Director is well-deserved; Adam is a trusted and accomplished professional who he is respected by my colleagues … Read More

What They are Saying: Federal Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

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On Friday, a federal judge in Texas ordered that the Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare,” is unconstitutional without the individual mandate, which was repealed with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. A coalition of 20 state attorneys general led the suit, spear-headed by Texas Attorney General and RAGA Chair Ken Paxton and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel. Here’s what … Read More

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich: Tom Steyer still hasn’t learned the most important lesson from Prop. 127’s demise

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich won a tough election against Tom Steyer. The California billionaire bankrolled his Democratic opponent, January Contreras, in hopes she would push Steyer’s radical climate agenda. And now, even after Contreras’ loss, Steyer apparently has not learned his lesson. Here’s what you missed from Brnovich in AZ Central: A famous Wall Street investor once said that when … Read More

POLITICO: Republican AGs look to strike back in 2019

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Republican AGs look to strike back in 2019POLITCOBy Daniel Strauss Democrats will have a majority of state attorneys general around the country next year after flipping four seats in the 2018 midterms. But Republicans see a bright spot in those disappointing midterm results, and they are looking to punch back in 2019. Going into the next campaign cycle, there are … Read More

RAGA Praises President Trump’s EPA Announcement on New ‘Waters of the United States’ Definition

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed revisions to the Waters of the United States rule defining federal water regulations. Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chair and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton offered his praise of President Trump’s commitment to the rule of law: “This announcement is a strong sign that the current Administration is working to restore the rule … Read More

South Dakota AG-elect Fills Leadership Roles

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South Dakota Attorney General-elect Jason Ravnsborg is ready to get to work. According to KSFY, he has picked top leadership roles in the office. Here’s what you missed: South Dakota Attorney General-elect Jason Ravnsborg has filled three top positions on his team. Ravnsborg said Wednesday that Charles McGuigan will stay on as chief deputy, Faulk County State’s Attorney Timothy Bormann … Read More