Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Attorney General"

Settlement Hotline Offers Mortgage Help

Settlement Hotline Offers Mortgage Help

by / on August 8, 2012

The state of Tennessee has a new hotline for finding mortgage advice. It came about because of a legal settlement with the nation’s five biggest mortgage servicers.

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E-Book Lawsuit Includes Tennessee

by / on April 11, 2012

Tennessee is joining fourteen other states and Puerto Rico in a lawsuit over e-book pricing.

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AGs to Backpage.com: Get Rid of “Adult” Ads

by / on August 31, 2011

The attorneys general of 46 states, including Tennessee, say an online classified site isn’t doing enough to prevent sex trafficking using its ads.

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Appeals Court May Hold Fate of Fisk

by / on June 28, 2011

A three judge panel of the Tennessee Court of Appeals may hold the fate of Nashville’s Fisk University. The cash-strapped school made what could be a final plea Tuesday as it tries to get $30 million for a donated art collection.

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Trial Set for Fisk Art Case on Appeal

by / on May 23, 2011

Some high profile Fisk University alumni don’t believe their alma mater is in as dire financial straights as the school wants a court to believe. Former students have filed a legal brief to stop the school from selling a stake in its art collection.

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Bill To Elect Attorney General Moves Forward

by / on February 22, 2011

A measure to change the state constitution so that voters can directly choose the Tennessee Attorney General was approved by a legislative committee Tuesday.

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Judge Okays Fisk Art Sale, Stipulates How to Spend Proceeds

by / on November 4, 2010

Fisk University may get to sell a stake in its $74 million art collection, but the cash-strapped school won’t have much discretion on how to spend the proceeds. A judge has okayed the sale with stipulations.

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Tennessee AG Signs on to Craigslist Plea

by / on August 24, 2010

Tennessee’s Attorney General is urging Craigslist to get rid of its Adult Services section. Bob Cooper is one of 17 state attorneys general who’ve signed a letter to the website’s CEO and founder.

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Fisk Could Close its Doors if Art Goes Unsold, AG Says the University Could Be Bluffing

by / on August 10, 2010

Fisk University will be back in court this week trying to sell a 50% stake in its multi-million dollar art collection. The historically black school says if it can’t turn the art into $30 million cash, it may have to close its doors. The state Attorney General suggests Fisk is bluffing.

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Ramsey Shuns Attorney General’s Opinion on “Health Freedom Act”

by / on April 7, 2010

The leader of the state senate says if Tennessee’s Attorney General won’t pursue a lawsuit against the federal healthcare overhaul, he’ll ask an independent attorney to take the case.

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Attorney General Warns of Fraudulent Financial Aid Letters

by / on February 4, 2010

A scam disguised as financial aid information is making the rounds in Tennessee.

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Pfizer Settlement Nets $15.6 Million for Tennessee

by / on September 2, 2009

Tennessee will get nearly $16 million from Pfizer’s $1 billion settlement with states and the federal government.

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Franklin & Hendersonville Say “No” to Guns in Parks

by / on July 29, 2009

Guns in parks will continue to be banned in two more mid-state cities.

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