Oregon DOJ News

AG/DOJ Delivers Report of Examination of OLCC Cannabis Program Audit to Gov. Kotek

AG supports independent firm’s recommendation to pull audit from SOS website In April 2023, Governor Kotek asked Attorney General Rosenblum to conduct an examination of an Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) audit prepared by then-Secretary of State Fagan’s Audits Division. Thereafter, Oregon Department of Justice engaged California-based Sjoberg Evashenk (Sjoberg) Consulting. Sjoberg has completed… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on October 11, 2023

Attorney General Rosenblum Joins Multistate Amicus Brief In Support Of Student Debt Relief For Defrauded Borrowers

Urges the Fifth Circuit to uphold the U.S. Department of Education’s student loan discharge authority and other protections for borrowers harmed by predatory institutions. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined a coalition of 23 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case Career… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Student Loan Debt on October 11, 2023

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces Nearly $50 Million Multistate Settlement With Blackbaud For Data Breach Impacting Thousands Of Nonprofits And Millions Of Consumers

Oregon will receive $655,791 Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today that Oregon, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, has reached a settlement with software company Blackbaud for its deficient data security practices and, particularly, its response to a 2020 ransomware event that exposed the personal information of millions of consumers across… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release, Privacy on October 5, 2023

AG Rosenblum Urges Biden Administration To Do More To Protect Borrowers As Student Loan Payments Resume

AG Rosenblum joins 19 attorneys general in calling for further protections when student loan payments resume in October  Over 40 million borrowers are set to resume making payments beginning October 1, following a three-and-a-half-year pandemic-related payment pause. In that time, a majority of loans were transferred to new servicers. Congress passed a law in June barring… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Student Loan Debt on September 29, 2023

AG Rosenblum to Congress: Pass SAFER Banking To Help Oregon’s State-Licensed Cannabis Businesses

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today joined a coalition of 22 Attorneys General in urging congressional leaders to advance the SAFER Banking Act of 2023, which passed out of the Senate Banking Committee this morning and heads to the Senate floor for a full vote. The SAFER Banking Act would lift banking restrictions that prevent legal,… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on September 27, 2023