Oregon DOJ News

Oregon Governor Brown and Attorney General Rosenblum Sue Federal Government Over Denial of Federal Grant Money

Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald J. Trump and acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker asserting that the federal government should not be permitted to force the State of Oregon to cooperate with their federal immigration priorities. The case focuses on the United States… View Article

Posted in Media Release on November 9, 2018

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces Settlement with SolarCity and Novogradac over Oregon’s Business Energy Tax Credit Program

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced the State of Oregon received $13 million in a major settlement with both solar developer Tesla Energy Solutions (formerly known as SolarCity) and its accounting firm, Novogradac & Company LLP. The settlement resolves allegations that SolarCity and Novogradac together submitted false applications to the Oregon Department of Energy… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on October 11, 2018

Attorney General Rosenblum Sues Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today sued Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for falsely and deceptively marketing its opioid drug in Oregon. The complaint alleges that Purdue deceptively marketed OxyContin to Oregon seniors, misrepresented the risks and benefits of the drug, and lied to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, all to maximize Purdue’s profits…. View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on September 13, 2018

Attorney General Rosenblum Statement on U.S. Federal Court Decision on AG Litigation Against Betsy DeVos’ Decision to Delay Borrower Defense Rule

Statement from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum: “We had a very big victory yesterday in federal court—and it’s a crucial one for students who have been defrauded by for-profit schools. The decision keeps President Obama’s ‘Borrower Defense Rule’, which gives federal loan forgiveness to students who were misled by a for-profit school.” The decision, filed… View Article

Posted in Media Release on September 13, 2018

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2018 Public Notice

NOTICE: The meeting previously scheduled for September 19 will occur on October 3 instead.  The Oregon Sunshine Committee is holding its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 3rd, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM in Hearing Room C of the Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301. The meeting will also be streamed live on… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on August 29, 2018