Tag: Attorney General

mark herring

Herring, City of Richmond launch Respect Richmond anti-violence campaign

Attorney General Mark R. Herring and the City of Richmond launched “Respect Richmond,” an innovative campaign to reduce gun violence and homicides in the city.


mark herring

Herring demands Education Secretary DeVos stop rolling back protections for student borrowers

AGl Mark R. Herring sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos demanding that the DOE stop its systematic rolling back of critical protections for student loan borrowers.


mark herring

Herring seeks documents related to opioid crisis

A bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general is seeking documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids.


mark herring

Herring calls for continued commitment to fighting opioid crisis

Attorney General Mark Herring outlined his recommended next steps for Virginia to confront the national epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse. 


mark herring

Herring urges Equifax to disable fee-based monitoring services

AG Mark Herring joined a coalition urging credit reporting firm Equifax to stop pushing their own fee based services on data breach victims.


tax

Herring announces lawsuit against Virginia-based tax debt settlement company

Attorney General Mark Herring announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against Wall & Associates.


mark herring

Herring sues Allied Title Lending LLC

Attorney General Mark Herring filed a lawsuit against open-end credit plan lender, Allied Title Lending LLC.


business

Herring reaches settlement with Manassas Park-area pawnbroker

The Attorney General’s office has reached a settlement with A to Z Pawn, a Manassas Park-area pawnbroker, to provide more than $41,500 in refunds.


mark herring

Herring warns more than 4 million Virginians of Equifax breach impact

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is warning that 4,045,576 Virginia consumers could be impacted by a massive data breach from Equifax.


mark warner

Sen. Warner on President Trump decision to end DACA

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) comments on President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 


mark herring

Herring secures more convictions in animal cruelty cases

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced today that his Animal Law Unit secured seven more convictions in animal cruelty cases.


mark herring

Herring asks Congress to protect authority to prosecute sex trafficking

Mark Herring is urging Congress to affirm that all law-enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking.


mark herring

Herring launches Virginia Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide

Attorney General Mark R. Herring launched the Virginia Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide, a new tool to help Virginia servicemembers.


mark herring

Herring, DARS remind Virginians of new law to aid fight adult financial exploitation

AG Mark Herring is reminding Virginians of a new law protecing against financial exploitation of older or vulnerable Virginians.


mark herring

Herring announces ongoing investigation to help address opioid crisis

Virginia is taking part in an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids.


mark herring

Herring joins coalition of 20 AGs urging House to reject anti-consumer legislation

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a coalition of 20 Attorneys General urging House leadership to reject the blatantly anti-consumer legislation.


mark herring

Herring asks DeVos to stop delaying student loan forgiveness

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is asking the federal government to cancel student loan debt for those victimized by Corinthian Colleges.


mark herring

AG Herring reaches settlement with Fredericksburg-area pawnbroker

Attorney General Mark Herring announced today that his office has reached a settlement with Spotsylvania Gold & Pawn Inc.


mark herring

Herring to launch fourth annual statewide public safety tour

This week Attorney General Mark R. Herring will begin his fourth annual statewide public safety tour.


mark herring

Herring condemns DOE rollback of student loan servicing reforms

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is calling out the DOE for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers.


congress

Senators to DHS: Don’t fund campaign promises through cuts to security programs

A coalition of 21 U.S. senators is urging the DHS against cutting security programs in order to fund a wall along America’s southern border.


mark herring

Herring joins amicus brief opposing efforts to defund Planned Parenthood

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined in a challenge of an Ohio state law that would defund Planned Parenthood.


mark herring

McAuliffe signs two Herring-backed victims’ rights bills

Governor Terry McAuliffe today ceremonially signed two victims’ rights bills from Attorney General Mark R. Herring.


mark herring

Herring urges colleagues to fight child exploitation with new technology

Attorney General Mark R. Herring showcased cutting-edge technology that Virginia has adopted to fight child exploitation.


mark herring

Herring continues fight against Trump travel ban

Attorney General Mark Herring is leading a coalition of state attorneys general in the fight against President Donald Trump’s travel ban


mark herring

Herring calls on Trump administration to continue student debt protections

Attorney General Mark Herring is urging the Trump administration to continue student debt protections.


mark herring

Herring continues fight against Trump travel ban

Attorney General Mark Herring is continuing the fight against President Donald Trump’s travel ban.


mark herring

Herring reaches settlements with two Fredericksburg-area pawnbrokers

Attorney General Mark Herring’s office has reached settlements with two Fredericksburg-area pawnbrokers.


mark herring

Herring warns Virginians about dangers of predatory loans

Attorney General Mark Herring is encouraging Virginians to become aware of the dangers of payday loans.


mark herring

Attorney General Mark Herring on revised Trump travel ban

Attorney General Mark R. Herring comments on President Trump’s revocation of his original travel ban.


mark herring

AG Herring, South Dakota AG Marty Jackley to launch Campaign for Child Rescue

Attorney General Mark R. Herring and South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley have launched the Campaign for Child Rescue.


mark herring

Herring: Heroin dealers, traffickers need to be held accountable

The General Assembly has rejected AG Mark Herring’s call for stronger tools to hold heroin dealers and traffickers accountable.


mark herring

AG Herring argues against Trump immigration ban

AG Mark Herring made the nation’s first arguments in court on why President Donald Trump’s immigration ban should be stopped.


mark warner

Sen. Warner’s opposition to AG nominee Jeff Sessions moves to Senate floor

Sen. Mark Warner spoke out today against the nomination of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be the next Attorney General.


court

16 state AGs file amicus brief in suit against Trump immigration ban

AG Mark Herring is joining in an amicus brief in support of the federal lawsuit against the Trump immigration ban.


court

Trump administration to identify affected Virginia residents

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to provide Virginia with a list of all impacted by the executive order on immigration.


business

Herring, CFPB reach settlement with Virginia pawnbroker

AG Mark Herring and the CFPB have reached a settlement with Woodbridge Coins and Jewelry Exchange.


mark herring

Virginia brings action against Trump executive order on immigration

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today brought legal action against President Trump for his executive order on immigration.


mark herring

Herring formally requests info on detentions in Virginia under Trump order

AG Mark Herring has formally requested additional information on detentions in Virginia resulting from President Trump’s executive order.


mark herring

AG Mark Herring on Trump refugee executive order

Attorney General Mark Herring issued the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration.