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Attorney General Brian E. Frosh

Mar 16, 2018

For some defrauded Corinthian students, only partial loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education has begun notifying some former Corinthian Colleges students that it will forgive only one-half or less of their federal student loans, even though the students were defrauded by the now-defunct schools, The Associated Press has learned. The action is part of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ push to ease […]

Feb 26, 2018

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Friday expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

Feb 22, 2018

Frosh urges justices to uphold Md. congressional district

With the Supreme Court poised to rule on political gerrymandering this year, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh urged the justices to uphold a congressional district Republican voters say the state’s Democratic-led General Assembly redrew unconstitutionally to replace a GOP House member with a Democratic one. In papers filed with the court Wednesday, Frosh said the Republicans […]

Feb 12, 2018

Maryland recovers $81M settlement over Medicaid technology

Maryland will recover $81 million from a contractor that the state says failed to rebuild the state's Medicaid computer system.

Feb 7, 2018

Frosh, attorneys general sue Trump administration over water rule

Eleven state attorneys general sued President Donald Trump's administration over the delay of a rule that would have expanded areas protected by the Clean Water Act.

Feb 6, 2018

Frosh among attorneys general who oppose federal tips plan

Attorneys general in over a dozen states oppose a federal Department of Labor proposal to let employers control the tips of some hourly employees.

Feb 2, 2018

Maryland attorney general to sue over federal tax law

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh says the state will challenge the constitutionality of the federal tax overhaul.

Jan 29, 2018

Hogan urges justices to strike down 6th Congressional District

Saying political parties cannot be trusted to draw nonpartisan districts, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down as unconstitutional a congressional district the Democrat-led General Assembly redrew to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one. Such partisan gerrymandering intentionally dilutes the voting strength of the minority [&hell[...]

Jan 25, 2018

Federal judge appears ready to let Md.’s emoluments claim proceed

A federal judge appears poised to permit Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump unconstitutionally received personal benefits via his hotel holdings while in office so long as the attorneys general amend their complaint to include not only Trump the president but Trump the private citizen. Senior […]

Jan 23, 2018

Hogan directs Frosh to sue opioid manufacturers

Gov. Larry Hogan authorized Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors as part of several anti-opioid initiatives announced Tuesday. Hogan directed Frosh to sue on the grounds that opioid manufacturers and distributors misled the public and helped create the current addiction crisis, but his move set off a political war of […]

Jan 17, 2018

In Md., Democrats and Republicans oppose offshore drilling

Environmental groups opposed to allowing offshore drilling near the Maryland coast picked up bipartisan support Tuesday ahead of an open house by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Dec 28, 2017

Frosh recaps year of suing Trump administration

The attorney general listed his 20 litigation efforts this month in a year-end report on the Maryland Defense Act.

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