Oregon DOJ News

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Governor Kate Brown Announce Major Victory for Americans, Fair Elections, and Democracy as Federal Judge Blocks Unlawful Postal Service Policies Delaying Mail

A federal judge in Yakima, Wash. has granted Attorney General Rosenblum’s request for a nationwide injunction forcing the U.S. Postal Service to immediately halt and reverse drastic operational changes to mail sorting and delivery ahead of the November election. In his order granting the injunction Thursday, Chief United States District Judge Stanley A. Bastian wrote that “The… View Article

Posted in Media Release on September 18, 2020

Five Ways to Avoid Wildfire Donation Scams

Scam Alert Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum wants the public to be aware of a potential for charitable scams as wildfires continue to burn across the state of Oregon. “The ongoing wildfires in Oregon are tragic and many are suffering. Kind and generous Oregonians are stepping up to help out by making donations,” said AG Rosenblum. “Unfortunately,… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on September 15, 2020

Attorney General Rosenblum challenges EPA rollback of methane regulations for oil and gas industries

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined a coalition of 24 states and municipalities today challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent attack on methane standards applicable to the oil and gas industries. The petition for review, filed in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, concerns a set of new… View Article

Posted in Media Release on September 14, 2020

Attorney General’s Statement on the Passing of Justice Linde

This week we lost a great Oregonian — Supreme Court Justice Hans Linde, who died at the age of 96. Justice Linde possessed a giant and generous mind and heart. Just getting to Portland (from Germany and Denmark, via New York) in the 1940s was something of a miracle for him and his family. His… View Article

Posted in Media Release on September 4, 2020

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces $85 Million Settlement with Honda over Defective Airbags

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced an $85 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively “Honda”), over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. The systems were designed… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on August 25, 2020