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California “Junk Fee” Statute Now Fully In Play with New Twist from Last Minute Legislation

As we previously reported, the California AG’s office recently provided clarification through FAQs on the California “hidden fee” law that amended the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, SB 478. Those FAQs articulated the…

State AGs Support FTC Enforcement Action Against Intuit

Last week, a coalition of 22 state AGs filed an amicus brief in support of a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cease-and-desist order that prohibits tax software giant Intuit (the creator of TurboTax) from certain…

Arkansas AG Files Suit, Labels Temu a Data-Theft Business

Tim Griffin, Arkansas Attorney General, did not mince words when he filed a lawsuit against the parent companies of Temu, stating in a press release, “Temu is not an online marketplace like Amazon or Walmart. It is a…

2024 AGA Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

The Attorney General Alliance (AGA) hosted its 2024 Annual Meeting this June, bringing together State AGs, staff, and industry for discussions on a number of topics important to AGs, including AI (again), nonpartisan…

“Junk Fee” Legislative Roundup

For the past several years, state AGs have been “checked-in” when it comes to hidden hotel and resort fees. (Revisit our round-up of AG actions against those fees here ). To date, these enforcers have largely relied on…