Oregon DOJ News

AG Rosenblum Announces $1.85 Billion National Settlement with Student Loan Servicer Navient

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a $1.85 billion settlement with 39 state Attorneys General with Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, that resolves allegations of widespread unfair and deceptive student loan servicing practices and abuses. Of the settlement, $95 million will go directly toward restitution for students and $1.71 billion… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Student Loan Debt on January 13, 2022

AG Rosenblum Encourages Oregonians to Watch Out for Suspicious Covid-19 Testing Sites

With the growth of the highly contagious Omicron variant and the demand for Covid-19 tests rising throughout Oregon, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum reminded Oregonians to watch for testing sites that seem suspicious, or vendors that are selling at-home tests for sky-high prices. The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) asks Oregonians to report any dubious testing… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on January 12, 2022

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2022 Public Notice

The next meeting of the Oregon Sunshine Committee will take place on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 1:30. The meeting will be conducted virtually via Webex and instructions for joining the meeting will be furnished once available. Meeting materials will also be posted to the Committee’s website once available. Agenda: 1. Administrative business – Any… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on January 12, 2022

AG Rosenblum Calls for Stronger Consumer Safeguards for Popular Money Sharing Apps

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum co-led a bipartisan letter from 33 Attorneys General to Rohit Chopra, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) calling for stronger consumer safeguards for money sharing platforms and apps. Popular payment apps include Apple Pay, Venmo, Square, Zelle, and others. The Attorneys General highlight a rise in consumer complaints… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on December 21, 2021

AG Rosenblum Announces Imminent Agreement with Oregon’s Cities and Counties for Historic Opioid Settlement

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced an imminent agreement with Oregon’s cities and counties for the allocation of Oregon’s approximately $329 million share of an historic $26 billion national settlement with the three largest distributors of opioids (McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health), and the drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. These companies have fueled the… View Article

Posted in Media Release on December 20, 2021