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Illinois AG: “No records” showing it actually considered legality, ethics of Bloomberg-financed Climate Prosecutor

On September 21, 2017, Illinois’ AG applied for a privately funded special prosecutor for environment and climate, to pursue matters of concern to the donor Michael Bloomberg. This application states, inter alia: The Illinois Attorney General’ s Office has the authority to hire an NYU Fellow as a Special Assistant Attorney General. We do not […]

Virginia AG: “No records” showing it actually considered legality, ethics of Bloomberg-financed Climate Prosecutor

The Virginia Office of Attorney General has responded to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) that OAG has “no records” on which it based its claims to possessing the legal authority to bring on board a Bloomberg-funded special prosecutor for climate, that this posed no gift prohibitions, and that OAG faced no Virginia-specific impediments to such […]

Memo responds to OR OAG, Details How Bloomberg-financed Special Prosecutor for “Climate” Illegal

Memo responds to OR OAG, Details How Bloomberg-financed Special Prosecutor for “Climate” Illegal Oregon LCC opinion OR OAG post facto legal determination re SAAG CEI memo rebutting OR DoJ claims re SAAG statutory authority   OR OAG post facto legal determination re SAAG   CEI memo rebutting OR DoJ claims re SAAG statutory authority   […]

How Bloomberg Embeds Green Warriors in Blue-State Governments

“Rebecca Ballweg, a spokeswoman for Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, said her office determined that the program would not be legal.”   A New York University School of Law program funded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is placing lawyers in the offices of Democratic state attorneys general and paying them to prosecute energy companies and challenge […]

HORNER: The Kavanaugh Protest Machine And Bloomberg-Funded ‘Special Prosecutors’ — Birds Of A Feather

The coordinated campaign between elected officials and pressure groups to block confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to a position as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court seemed, at least in terms of its scale and brazenness, to be sui generis — despite the ugly Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas confirmation processes, never before had our country […]