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  • AG Slatery Urges Congress to Fund Expanded Access to Broadband

    Friday, May 22, 2020 | 10:06am

    Nashville- General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined 38 attorneys general in urging Congress to help ensure that all Americans have the home internet connectivity necessary to participate in telemedicine, teleschooling, and telework as part of any additional legislation that provides relief and recovery resources related to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Congress to Pass Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

    Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 02:47pm

    Nashville- General Herbert H. Slatery III is joining a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general urging Congress to pass S.3607, the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act. The Act would permit the families of first responders, who die or are permanently and totally disabled as a result of COVID-19 to receive the same federal benefits extended to first responders, or their survivors, otherwise killed or injured in the line of duty. Current federal law would only allow survivors access to certain benefits if evidence is provided proving the deceased or permanently disabled first responder contracted COVID-19 while on duty.

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  • AG Slatery Announces over $550 Million Settlement with Nation’s Largest Subprime Auto Financing Company

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | 03:54pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and a coalition of 34 attorneys general, today announced a settlement with Santander Consumer USA Inc. (Santander) that includes approximately $550 million in relief for consumers with more relief in additional deficiency waivers expected. The settlement resolves allegations that Santander violated consumer protection laws by exposing subprime consumers to unnecessarily high levels of risk and knowingly placing these consumers into auto loans with a high probability of default.

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  • AG Slatery Files Lawsuit Against the Rustic Flag Company

    Friday, May 15, 2020 | 05:00pm

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has filed a civil enforcement complaint under the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) against The Rustic Flag Company (RFC) and its owner, Justin Scott, for engaging in deceptive and unfair trade practices.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Expansion of Illegal Robocall Response

    Tuesday, May 05, 2020 | 11:48am

    Nashville –Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III recently joined a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general in calling on USTelecom – the leading organization representing telecommunications providers – and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG) to continue its collaboration with state attorneys general by bolstering technological capabilities to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers.

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  • Attorney General Issues Opinion on Scope of Governor’s Emergency Orders

    Monday, April 27, 2020 | 03:26pm

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, responding to a request from Lt. Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron Sexton, has issued an Opinion regarding the priority of Governor Bill Lee’s series of executive orders governing the State’s emergency response during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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  • AG Slatery Recommends Help for Homeowners Affected by COVID-19

    Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 01:15pm

    Nashville – Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and a bipartisan coalition of 34 attorneys general are recommending actions to help homeowners through the COVID-19 pandemic in letters sent Thursday to the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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  • AG Slatery Urges Telecommunication Companies to Keep Tennesseans Connected

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 10:58am

    (Nashville) Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein are leading a bipartisan group of 27 attorneys general in urging the telecommunications industry to make further commitments to protect consumers who are struggling financially as a result of COVID-19 and are calling upon the FCC for support.

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  • AG Slatery Reaches Settlement with Colvin Brothers

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 08:59am

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has reached a resolution with Matthew Colvin and Noah Colvin to resolve allegations of price gouging in violation of the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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