Oregon DOJ News

Oregon Challenges Trump Administration’s “Public Charge Rule”

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Oregon Governor Kate Brown today joined four other states in filing a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “Public Charge Rule”. The lawsuit claims the Rule targets working immigrants and their families who are in the United States legally with a visa or a green… View Article

Posted in Media Release on August 16, 2019

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2019 Public Notice

The Legislation Review Subcommittee of the Oregon Sunshine Committee will meet by phone on August 19 at 2pm. The agenda will include a review and approval of the minutes from prior meetings, discussion of how the Sunshine Committee and the Legislation Review Subcommittee should best engage with the Legislature during the interim and during session,… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on August 16, 2019

Oregon Joins Lawsuit to Block T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today that Oregon will join the multistate lawsuit blocking the anticompetitive megamerger of telecommunications giants T-Mobile and Sprint. T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corporation are the third and fourth largest mobile wireless networks in the U.S., and are the lower-cost carriers among the “Big Four”, including Verizon Wireless and… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on August 12, 2019

50 State Attorneys General Secure $600 Million from Equifax in Largest Data Breach Settlement in History

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a nationwide settlement with the consumer reporting giant, Equifax, as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach, the largest-ever breach of consumer data. Oregon will receive over $2.8 million from the settlement and consumers are eligible to apply for restitution. The company will also offer… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Privacy on July 22, 2019

“Scam Jam” Visits the Coast Next Week

Scam Jam will happen in Florence, Newport, Lincoln City and Astoria Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will join members of the Oregon Department of Justice, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services and AARP Oregon for a Coastal Scam Jam Tour next week (July 23-26, 2019) in Florence, Newport, Lincoln City and Astoria, Oregon…. View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on July 18, 2019