Oregon DOJ News

Oregon AG Rosenblum Acts To Stop Kroger-Albertons Merger

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today joined the Federal Trade Commission and a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from across the nation in acting to block the proposed Kroger-Albertsons merger. Oregon, the FTC, and the other AGs filed to enjoin the merger in U.S. District Court in Portland. This followed a vote by FTC commissioners Monday… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, News on February 26, 2024

Attorney General Rosenblum: Gun safety law enacted by voters should take effect now

In papers filed late Friday afternoon, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a motion asking the Oregon Court of Appeals to allow Measure 114 to take effect while the state’s appeal of Harney County Judge Robert Raschio’s ruling proceeds through the court process. Measure 114 was passed by Oregon voters in November of 2022. Measure 114… View Article

Posted in Media Release on February 13, 2024

Is It Love or a Lie? Watch out for Romance Scams!

Unfortunately, Valentine’s Day is not all about romance and love for the nearly 70,000 Americans who, according to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), lost a combined $1.3 billion to so-called romance scams in 2022. What is a “romance scam?” First and foremost — it’s a SCAM!!! Romance scammers create fake profiles on dating websites and… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on February 13, 2024

Attorney General Rosenblum: Pass these three bills to protect Oregon consumers and clean up our environment polluted with PCBs

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum made special appearances before the Oregon Legislature this week to support three important pieces of legislation. One would create an impactful 100-year environmental clean-up fund using the proceeds of a best-in-the-nation settlement she obtained from Monsanto at the end of 2022. Another would ensure consumers have the right to repair… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on February 9, 2024

AG Rosenblum to Congress: Stabilize Funding to Support Crime Victims and Survivors

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, along with 40 attorneys general nationwide, sent a letter today urging the United States Congress to authorize much-needed 2024 bridge funding for the federal Crime Victims Fund (the “VOCA Fund.”) The VOCA Fund supports essential direct services for crime victims and survivors throughout the country, including in Oregon. These services can… View Article

Posted in Media Release on February 7, 2024