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Minnesota Vice

Paper trail puts the lie to MN AG Ellison’s Office denial it is using privately hired attorneys Well this is interesting. Courtesy of Legal Newsline, we see the remarkable claim by Minnesota’s Office of the Attorney General that it has not in fact brought in privately hired attorneys. This was in response to a question […]

Energy Policy Advocates Asks Court to Compel MA AG Healey to Release Records re Bloomberg-Funded Special Assistant AGs

On the same day the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear an important, related case, with local counsel Tim Cornell of Cornell Dolan, P.C., the public interest law firm Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C. (GAO) filed a motion with the Suffolk County Superior Court seeking summary judgment against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office (OAG), for […]

Interview — Rhode Island Official’s Confession About Climate Litigation

Audrey Russo interviews GAO Board Member Chris Horner on the recent filing in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit of notes taken at a Rockefeller family mansion meeting. These records reflect two independent sources recording Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director, Janet Coit, revealing that the State’s “climate nuisance” litigation against oil companies is […]

1st Circuit Allows Amicus Brief Presenting Rockefeller Meeting Notes

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has issued an Order allowing the transparency group Energy Policy Advocates to file its amicus brief, over Rhode Island’s opposition. That brief introduces some remarkable public records, including two independent sets of notes taken at a private meeting (of public officials, with activist donors), documenting […]