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After the Fact, After Getting Caught: Oregon AG Office Issues first determination claiming legality of Bloomberg-financed Special Climate Prosecutors, contrary to public and private assessments to the contrary

On September 15, 2017, the Oregon Office of Attorney General certified, to a non-profit group serving as the pass-through for billionaire Michale Bloomberg’s “climate” legal advocacy campaign, that it had the statuary authority to bring on a special prosecutor, funded by Bloomberg, to pursue issues of interest to Bloomberg. ATTACHED SAAG APPLICATION On September 11, […]

Oregon Legislative Counsel: Bloomberg-financed Special Prosecutors for Donor Pet Issues Violates State Law

On September 11, 2018, Oregon’s Office of Legislative Counsel issued a legal analysis (ATTACHED) agreeing with the conclusion laid out in “Law Enforcement for Rent: How Special Interests Fund Climate Policy through State Attorneys General“, stating that ORS §180.140(4) applies to Oregon’s ongoing coordination with Michael Bloombergs climate litigation campaign, and does *not* authorize the OR […]