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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.


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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.


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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.


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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. 


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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.


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.


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Herring sues Allied Title Lending LLC

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


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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.


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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.


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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. 


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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McAuliffe signs two Herring-backed victims’ rights bills

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


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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.


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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


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Herring calls on Trump administration to continue student debt protections

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


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Herring continues fight against Trump travel ban

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


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Herring reaches settlements with two Fredericksburg-area pawnbrokers

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


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Herring warns Virginians about dangers of predatory loans

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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 Tech expert: Sessions reinvention in confirmation sets tone for Trump nominees

Attorney general-nominee Jeff Sessions has been effective in garnering support for confirmation despite opposition from outside groups.


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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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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.


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General Assembly fails to hold heroin dealers, traffickers accountable

The General Assembly will fail to pass a needed law to hold heroin dealers and traffickers and other drug dealers accountable when their deadly drugs result in a fatal overdose.


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Free legal clinics for veterans begin next week

Attorney General Mark R. Herring will hold the first ever pro bono Veterans Legal Services Clinics to provide estate planning services to low-income veterans.


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Herring launches online component of anti-human trafficking campaign

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced the addition of a data-driven online component to the statewide anti-human trafficking campaign.


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Former SunTrust mortgage borrowers to begin receiving settlement payments

Virginia borrowers who were harmed by mortgage servicing and foreclosure practices of SunTrust will begin receiving checks as part of a settlement.


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Herring announces veterans pro bono legal services clinics

Attorney General Mark Herring announced series of pro bono Veterans Legal Services Clinics to provide estate planning services to low-income veterans.


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Attorney General Herring announces minority recruitment initiative for law enforcement agencies

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced the launch of an initiative to help law enforcement agencies recruit more minority applicants and build police departments that reflect the cultural and racial makeup of the communities they serve.


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NRDC welcomes Virginia’s defense of Clean Power Plan

The Natural Resources Defense Council today expressed strong support for Virginia and its attorney general, Mark Herring, for joining a coordinated effort to protect the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan from legal attacks by carbon intensive special interests.


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Virginia joins multi-state coalition supporting economic, environmental and health benefits of clean air

Attorney General Mark Herring announced today that Virginia will join a coalition of seventeen other states and seven major municipalities taking legal action to support the Clean Power Plan, a national pollution-reduction strategy that will combat the impact of climate change on Virginia’s economy, coastal communities, the military, agriculture and forestry industry, and the health of Virginians.