News Releases 2019

07/10/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Defending Human Rights of Children in Civil Immigration Detention

07/03/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Files Supreme Court Brief to Protect LGBTQ+ Employees from Discrimination

07/02/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Federal Government to Ensure Equal Access to Shelters, Regardless of Gender Identity

07/01/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Lawsuit to Force EPA to Issue Rule on Toxic Asbestos

06/25/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Opposes Changes to Calculation of Federal Poverty Threshold

06/21/2019: Hawaii Joins Coalition of States Blocking T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger

06/18/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors asks Congress to take action to protect integrity of America’s elections

06/14/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against the Trump Administration to Stop Health Care Discrimination  

06/12/2019: Attorney General Connors Joins Amicus Brief Opposing the Federal Government’s Request for Emergency Stay of Preliminary Injunction in Sierra Club v. Trump

06/03/2019: Attorney General Connors Sues Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

05/24/2019: Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition Calling for Automatic Discharge of Student Loans for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

05/24/2019: Attorney General Asks Congress to Hold Internet Service Providers Accountable, Ensure States Maintain Right to Stop Criminal Violations of State Law 

05/23/2019: Hawaii Continues Fight to Protect the Affordable Care Act

05/21/2019: Hawaii Joins Coalition of 23 Cities and States Suing Trump Administration to Stop Rule Allowing Discrimination in Providing Health Care

05/16/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Multistate Coalition before the Ninth Circuit Court to Protect Asylum-Seekers

05/13/2019: Hawaii Joins 43 Jurisdictions in Antitrust Lawsuit Against TEVA Pharmaceuticals and 19 Other Generic Drug Manufacturers in Conspiracy to Fix Prices and Allocate Markets for More Than 100 Different Generic Drugs

05/10/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins 18 States and the District of Columbia in Urging Congress to Reject Trump Administration’s Proposed “Punishing” Cuts to EPA’s Budget

05/09/2019:  Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition of 38 States Urging Congress to Pass Legislation Allowing Marijuana-related Business to Access the Banking System

05/01/2019: 42 State Attorneys General Urge Congress to Fund Legal Services Corporation

04/24/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Joins 20-State Coalition Urging U.S. House Committees to Protect Student Veterans from Exploitation by For-Profit Schools

04/17/2019: National Take Back Initiative on Saturday, April 27, 2019  National Take Back Initiative Flyer

04/16/2019: 20 Attorneys General Declare Support For D.C. Statehood For the First Time

04/12/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Multistate Amicus Brief to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights 

04/05/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Files Motion to Block Diversion of Funds and Resources for Construction of a Border Wall

04/04/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Multi-State Amicus Brief Protecting Women’s Access to Abortion Services 

04/03/2019: AG Connors Joins 21 States and Territories in Opposing USDA Rule That Would Unlawfully Strip Residents of Food Stamp Benefits

03/27/2019: Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Hawaii

03/25/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multi-State Brief to Stop Roll Back of Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

03/25/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of 21 Attorneys General in Filing Opening Brief in Texas v. US

03/19/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Defends Evidence Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

03/19/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Opposes CFPB Effort to Delay Protections from Payday Lenders

03/13/2019: Four Additional Attorneys General Join Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Unfounded Declaration of a National Emergency

03/07/2019: Attorney General Statement Regarding Honolulu Prosecutor’s Decision to Step Down 

03/05/2019: Hawaii Attorney General Supports Enactment of the TRACED Act

03/05/2019: 21 Attorneys General Challenge New Title X Restrictions on Women’s Reproductive Health Care

02/19/2019: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Contrived Declaration of National Emergency at the Southern Border



01/14/2019: Hawaii Secures Injunction Halting Trump Administration’s Attempt to Limit Birth Control Access