Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Attorney General"

Settlement Hotline Offers Mortgage Help

Settlement Hotline Offers Mortgage Help

August 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm

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.

E-Book Lawsuit Includes Tennessee

April 11, 2012 at 6:37 pm

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

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

August 31, 2011 at 5:31 pm

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

Appeals Court May Hold Fate of Fisk

June 28, 2011 at 1:57 pm

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.

Trial Set for Fisk Art Case on Appeal

May 23, 2011 at 9:43 am

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.

Bill To Elect Attorney General Moves Forward

February 22, 2011 at 9:10 pm

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

Judge Okays Fisk Art Sale, Stipulates How to Spend Proceeds

November 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm

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.

Tennessee AG Signs on to Craigslist Plea

August 24, 2010 at 4:21 pm

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.

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

August 10, 2010 at 3:20 pm

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.

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

April 7, 2010 at 6:15 pm

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.

Attorney General Warns of Fraudulent Financial Aid Letters

February 4, 2010 at 6:48 pm

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

Pfizer Settlement Nets $15.6 Million for Tennessee

September 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm

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

Franklin & Hendersonville Say “No” to Guns in Parks

July 29, 2009 at 7:15 am

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