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AG Steve Marshall: $276 million opioid settlement should go toward solving addiction

As a result of the settlements, Alabama has been rewarded $276 million. 

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AG Marshall joins other states in fighting ESG initiatives among advisory firms

Attorney General Steve Marshall has joined with attorneys general from 20 other states to question the ESG practices of a handful of proxy advisory firms.

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Alabama wins federal case challenging Biden administration ban on state tax cuts

A federal court ruled in favor of Alabama in a dispute against the U.S. Department of Treasury over a provision in the Biden Administration’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) that would have punished states for cutting taxes.

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90% of parole hearings resulted in denials for Alabama inmates in FY 2022 — AG Marshall: Rate 'rightfully' reflects violent inmate population

State officials in Alabama rejected parole for 90% of eligible inmates last fiscal year, according to reports released by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons & Paroles (ABPP).

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AG Marshall stresses role in Alabama's 'last line of defense' as his new term begins

MONTGOMERY — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is set to begin his second full term as the state's top law enforcement official.

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Alabama AG Steve Marshall joins coalition condemning FDA for decision to lift restrictions on abortion pills

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined a group of 22 attorneys general in a letter to the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to condemn its recent decision to abandon restrictions surrounding certain pills used in abortions.

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AG Steve Marshall: Justice Department’s guidance on remote prescription of abortion pills ‘illegal and dangerous’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall issued a statement on Tuesday in response to a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that suggests U.S. postal service carriers could deliver abortion pills in states where abortion is illegal, calling the guidance “illegal and dangerous.”

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AG Steve Marshall calls for legislature to enact a RICO statute to tackle gang-related crime

Law enforcement officials are searching for answers on the heels of the fatal shooting in downtown Mobile on New Year's Eve that resulted in one dead and nine injured.

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AG Steve Marshall files motion to be made plaintiff in lawsuit alleging mismanagement of trust funds by Ethics Commission members

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a motion to become a plaintiff in a lawsuit accusing board members of a trust fund of scheming to pay for the college tuition of Alabama Ethics Commission members’ children.

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AG Marshall files lawsuit against state ethics commission

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed a lawsuit Monday in Montgomery County Circuit Court against the Alabama Ethics Commission stating an advisory opinion of theirs “directly interferes with and impairs his duties.”

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Alabama AG, DCNR ask for pause in lawsuit over written permission policy to carry firearms at state parks

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Commissioner Chris Blankenship asked the U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama Monday to delay a decision on a lawsuit against Alabama’s written permission firearm policy in state parks until after their new policy is implemented in March.

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AG Marshall files motion in lawsuit to defend Trump-era immigration policy

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit to stop a Trump-era immigration policy from expiring next month.

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Alabama AG Marshall elected RAGA chair

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was elected Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman by his Republican attorneys general colleagues at a meeting over the weekend, according to a press release. 

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Birmingham Water Works holds public meeting, hears criticism from public about proposed rate hike

The Birmingham Water Works Boards (BWWB) held a public hearing Wednesday night to let citizens voice their opinion about the possible rate hike.

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Alabama AG Steve Marshall voices support for Aniah’s Law

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall voiced his support Monday morning for Aniah’s Law, a constitutional amendment that would allow judges to deny bonds to certain criminals.

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Andrea Tice: State leaders go absent on absentee ballot scheme

The frustration level is understandable as it has been two years since Ty Coffey, Allison Sinclair of Local Alabama and election whistleblowers gathered necessary proof of election violations on November 3, 2020.

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Marshall asks SEC for more public comment time after ‘glitch’ on ESG rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission should allow more time for public comments on two Environmental, Social, and Governance proposed rules after previous public comments submitted through an online form weren’t received by the commission due to a “technological error,” according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and 17 other state attorneys general.

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AG Steve Marshall orders Birmingham Water Works to disclose documents about potential rate increase

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall asked the Birmingham Water Works board on Thursday to turn over a handful of documents pertaining to its consideration of another rate increase for 2023.

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AG Steve Marshall: Using race to redraw district maps 'unconstitutional'

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the case over Alabama's recent redrawing of its congressional districts. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has been arguing for the state to keep its new map based on 2020 census data, while the plaintiffs say it violates the Voting Rights Act and should be invalid due to racial gerrymandering.

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AG Marshall slams Biden admin for 'acting beyond their authority' in withholding funding for schools — 'Sovereignty isn't for sale'

Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday blasted President Joe Biden and his administration for "acting beyond their authority" by attempting to pressure Alabama to shift toward genderless bathrooms in schools.

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U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in Alabama redistricting case begin next week

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Merrill v. Milligan, a case that will decide whether the state of Alabama’s 2021 congressional redistricting plan violates the Voting Rights Act, on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

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Marshall, state AGs tell credit card companies to stop new gun buyer ‘list’

Credit card companies should cease implementation of a new merchant category code for purchases at gun stores that would create a “list of gun buyers,” according to a letter sent yesterday by 21 state attorneys general including Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Alabama gets $15.5 million from JUUL teenage marketing settlement

JUUL Labs Inc. will pay the state of Alabama up to $15.5 million after the e-cigarette company settled a lawsuit brought by numerous states and territories over its marketing practices toward teenagers.

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BlackRock responds to AG Steve Marshall, other conservative AGs over ESG criticism

BlackRock responded to the attorney generals of some conservative states on Wednesday, defending its stance on ESG investing.

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AG Marshall vows to uphold Alabama's abortion law against VA — 'The power of states to protect unborn life is settled'

“For this Administration, there is nothing more important than attempting to bully conservative states on every major issue, including abortion, even when the Administration lacks the authority to do so.”

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AG Steve Marshall: ESG 'another mechanism for the left to impose their philosophy'

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) investing is the left’s new way of imposing their worldview on the country.

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AG Marshall backs federal resolutions to define 'men' and 'women' by biological sex

Several women’s groups have produced a bill of rights designed explicitly for women, drawing the support of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and other AGs nationwide.

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