Announcements, information and updates from the AG Alliance Members and Associates
June 11, 2020
ANNUAL MEETING:
DRAFT AGENDA & UPDATES
AG Alliance Annual Meeting public sector registration is now closed.

We are working closely with the Colorado Governor's office, the Broadmoor Resort and the CDC to create a safe environment and COVID-compliant meeting atmosphere. In the coming weeks, all registered attendees will receive our comprehensive guide to these policies and procedures. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

State registration is still open and available. To register and for more information, please email Ale Stephens at AStephens@AGAlliance.org .

Our latest draft agenda, available below, now includes 3 private subcommittee breakout session s:
  • Alcohol Regulators Meeting (July 23)
  • Cannabis Regulators Meeting (July 23)
  • Cybersecurity Working Group (July 25)
*All subcommittee members will receive more information in the coming weeks. Please email Andrea Friedman at AFriedman@AGAlliance.org with questions.

Stay tuned as our future roundups will continue to feature information on COVID-19 travel and meeting best practices.

For all meeting or sponsorship-related i nquiries, please contact:
Ale Stephens 
303-304-9206
UPCOMING COVID WEBINARS
THURSDAY, JUNE 18TH from 1 - 2:30pm EST

Attorney General Hosts

  • Mark Brnovich, Arizona
  • TJ Donovan, Vermont

Panelists
  • Dr. Michael T. Osterholm, Regents Professor, Director Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota
  • Ashkan Soltani, Independent Researcher & Technologist, Former Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Jennifer Brody, Legislative Manager, AccessNow
  • Joseph Jerome, Multistate Policy Director, Common Sense Media

Registration
Registration is open and available to all interested parties. Please click on the button below to register. For any comments or questions, contact Andrea Friedman a t afriedman@agalliance.org .
ADDITIONAL COVID-19 WEBINARS:

Limited Liability, Worker’s Rights, and Consumer Protection
  • Wednesday, July 8th (confirmation pending)
  • *registration & details to come
  • For details, contact Austin Bernstein at ABernstein@AGAlliance.org

Price Gouging
  • Thursday, July 16th from 1-2:30 EDT
  • *registration & details to come
  • For details, contact Andrea Friedman at AFriedman@AGAlliance.org.

ATTORNEY GENERAL
POLICE REFORM

  • Illinois AG Raoul and New York AG James led a coalition of 18 Democratic AGs urging Congress to expand federal law to give state attorneys general clear statutory authority to investigate patterns or practices of unconstitutional policing.

  • Arizona AG Brnovich sent a letter to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP House and Senate leaders, calling for a series of police reforms he said are needed in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

  • California AG Becerra announced an agreement to collaborate on a comprehensive policing plan in an effort to modernize and reform Vallejo Police Department’s policies and practices and increase public trust.

  • Colorado AG Weiser released a statement in support of Senate Bill 20-217, saying that it is necessary "to ensure that our law enforcement officers are held to high standards, and that the policies and practices that guide their work are worthy of public trust.

PRICE GOUGING/CONSUMER PROTECTION

  • New York AG James applauded Gov. Cuomo signing into law legislation that will substantially strengthen New York State’s price gouging statute, as the state continues to battle COVID-19. The new price gouging law  S.8189, and A.10270, expands protections against price gouging beyond consumer goods.

  • Connecticut AG Tong led a coalition of 51 states and territories in filing the third lawsuit stemming from the ongoing antitrust investigation into a widespread conspiracy by generic drug manufacturers to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrain trade for generic drugs sold across the United States

  • California AG Becerra  issued a consumer alert warning consumers about a new fraud scheme involving phony COVID-19 contact tracers.

  • Texas AG Paxton joined a bipartisan group of six AGs in a federal lawsuit seeking to put an end to unlawful telemarketing campaigns that bombard consumers with millions of abusive robocalls in violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, as well as each state’s respective telemarketing laws.  

COMBATTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT
SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • Anthem, Inc. announced additional commitments to drive national change, with a $50 million pledge over the next five years focused on directly impacting racial injustice, strengthening our communities and addressing health inequities.
CWAG Executive Committee
- Hector Balderas - Mark Brnovich -
- Wayne Stenehjem - Phil Weiser -

AG Alliance Co-Chairs
- Lawrence Wasden - Sean Reyes - Karl Racine -
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