Tag: Mark Herring

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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.


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Herring, CFPB reach settlement with Virginia pawnbroker

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


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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.


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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.


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AG Mark Herring on Trump refugee executive order

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


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AG: Bill to ban abortion at 20 weeks likely unconstitutional

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring found that a proposed bill to ban abortion at 20 weeks is “very likely be struck down as unconstitutional.”


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Herring helps block health insurance merger

Attorney General Mark R. Herring was part of an effort that successfully blocked the proposed merger of Aetna and Humana.


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Broad support for Herring hate crimes initiative

Voices from around the Commonwealth expressed their support for Attorney General Mark Herring’s anti-hate crimes initiative.


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Herring proposes new tools to fight hate crimes

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a new package of legislation to combat hate crimes.


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Virginia joins suit against pharmaceutical companies for inflating prices of generics

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined with 18 other state attorneys general in filing a federal lawsuit against generic drug-makers.


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Refund checks issued to alarm company victims

Refund checks were issued to 20 Virginia consumers who were victims of allegedly deceptive door-to-door sales tactics by Trio Alarm, LLC.


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Herring praises federal investment in fight against heroin, opioid abuse

Attorney General Mark R. Herring praised the $1 billion the United States will invest in addressing the heroin and prescription opioid abuse epidemic.


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Herring launches new one-stop shop for heroin/opioid education, prevention

Attorney General Mark Herring relaunched HardestHitVA.com as a one-stop shop for materials on Virginia’s heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis.


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Consumer protection settlement reached with Donorworx

The state has reached a settlement with Donorworx, Inc., a professional fundraiser, to resolve alleged violations of the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions Law.


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Attorney general defends ban on display of nooses for intimidation

The AG office defended a statute that bans “displaying [a] noose on property of another or a highway or other public place with intent to intimidate.”


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Attorney general completes reorganization, expansion of consumer protection operation

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced the completion of an expansion and reorganization of his Consumer Protection Section.


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Herring concluding series of regional trainings on fair, impartial policing

Attorney General Mark R. Herring kicked off the fifth and final in a series of regional trainings on implicit bias.


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Mark Herring, Muriel Bowser to push voter registration

Attorney General Mark Herring and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser will campaign for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in Charlottesville and Woodbridge on Saturday.


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Herring, Verizon Wireless team up to protect victims of domestic violence

In 2015, 97 Virginians lost their lives at the hands of a family member or intimate partner. This is a 13 percent decrease from 2014.


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Herring accuse Suboxone manufacturer of conspiring to keep monopoly profits

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and 35 fellow attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone.


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Herring launches new effort to prevent heroin, opioid abuse

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Tuesday that he is launching a coordinated effort this fall to prevent overdose deaths.


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Herring joins $100 million settlement with Barclays: LIBOR

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that Virginia is part of a $100 million settlement with Barclays Bank PLC and Barclays Capital Inc.


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Herring launches program to improve relations between youth, police

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced the launch of a new program to help ensure safe, mutually respectful interactions between Virginia teens and law enforcement.


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Herring joins challenge of anti-competitive health insurance mergers

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a legal challenge against the proposed mergers of Anthem with Cigna and of Aetna with Humana.


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Herring, Homeland Security team up to combat human trafficking in Virginia

A new state-federal partnership that will provide Virginia law enforcement agencies with additional resources and training to combat human trafficking.


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Herring announces settlement with Volkswagen over emissions fraud

The Commonwealth of Virginia will receive more than $100 million and qualified Virginia VW owners will receive tens of millions more in direct compensation.


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DVDs of “Heroin: The Hardest Hit” now available

DVDs of “Heroin: The Hardest Hit,” an award-winning documentary on the impact of heroin and prescription drugs, are now available.


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AG Mark Herring comments on proposed rules to curb predatory lending

Attorney General Mark R. Herring comments on proposed rules from the CFPB to protect consumers from predatory lending.


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McAuliffe statement on brief filed by AG on rights restoration

Gov. McAuliffe released a statement after Attorney General Mark Herring filed a brief with the Virginia Supreme Court in the voting rights case.


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AG Herring urges Congress to address gun violence

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a coalition urging Congress to immediately allow and support research by the CDC into gun violence.


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Anti-human trafficking campaign honored at Virginia PRSA Awards

Attorney General Mark Herring’s initiative to combat human trafficking was recognized with the prestigious Commonwealth Award for Public Service.


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Virginia legal community raises more than 1.5 million pounds of food for those in need

The Virginia legal community has joined together to collect food for Virginia’s hungry during the 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy.


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Equality Virginia applauds AG opinion on discrimination

The Virginia Human Rights Act uniquely makes all violations of federal civil rights law a concurrent violation of state law.


Cuccinelli out: Former AG rules out 2017 Virginia governor run

Ken Cuccinelli said Saturday that he will not run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2017.


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Herring recognized for efforts to combat heroin, opioid abuse

Attorney General Mark R. Herring was recognized by the McShin Foundation for his efforts to combat heroin and prescription opioid abuse in Virginia.


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AG Mark Herring comments on McAuliffe restoration of rights action

Attorney General Mark Herring issued a statement on Gov. McAuliffe’s action to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 Virginians.


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Herring calls for federal rule change to close prescription monitoring loophole

Mark Herring is calling on the federal government to close a loophole that keeps methadone clinics from reporting their dispensing data.


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GOP leader requests AG opinion on lethal injections

House Majority Whip Jackson H. Miller requested an official opinion from Attorney General Mark Herring on legal questions on lethal injections.


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Herring files brief to free wrongly convicted man

Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued a statement on the case of Keith Allen Harward, who has been in prison for a 1982 rape and murder in Newport News.


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Lethality Assessment Protocol in place in 11 Virginia localities

Eleven law enforcement agencies in Virginia will implement or expand their use of Lethality Assessment Protocol.