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ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today joined Governor Brian P. Kemp as he signed House Bill 509. HB 509 will preserve protections of preexisting medical conditions for Georgians and ensure they are provided health care opportunities without limitation or exclusion. State Representative Houston Gaines, who sponsored the bill in the Georgia House, and representatives from the Department of Insurance also joined Attorney General Carr and Governor Kemp.
ATLANTA, GA – In recognition of Older Americans Month, Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging older consumers to protect themselves from fraudsters by becoming familiar with common scams and scam tactics.
ATLANTA, GA – The Office of the Attorney General today announced that the Prosecution Division has indicted Clarence Dean Alford, a former member of the Board of Regents representing Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, for Racketeering (1 count), Criminal Attempt (1 count), Computer Forgery (1 count) and Forgery in the Second Degree (5 counts).The Rockdale County Superior Court returned the indictment on May 3, 2021.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning the public about a scam where con artists pose as government officials in an attempt to add credibility to their schemes. Specifically, we are aware that a robocall is making the rounds saying the Attorney General’s office is calling about “your case” and instructing the recipient to press “1” to avoid negative consequences.
ATLANTA, GA – Today, Attorney General Chris Carr joined a coalition of 21 states in filing a comment letter opposing the use of “social cost of carbon” analysis by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in certification decisions related to interstate natural gas pipeline construction.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr, along with a bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general, is urging Congress to pass the EAGLES Act, a national program to prevent targeted school violence. The Act would expand the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) with a greater focus on school violence prevention.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted Steven Ray Stone (3 counts) and Undra Henderson (1 count) for Trafficking a Person for Sexual Servitude. A Fulton County Grand Jury returned the indictment on April 8, 2021. The defendants were apprehended on April, 26, 2021 and April 27, 2021 respectively.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr joined 9 other state attorneys general in suing to prevent the Biden Administration from carrying out an act of executive overreach that will kill thousands of jobs throughout the country and threatens to impose more burdens and harms on the American people.
ATLANTA, GA –A multistate coalition of 20 attorneys general today wrote to President Joe Biden and congressional leaders to voice strong concerns, and opposition to, the recent steps towards packing the U.S. Supreme Court. Judicial independence is a core tenet of our judicial system and the bulwark upholding our rights and liberties. Recent actions by some members of Congress and President Biden threaten the independence of our federal judicial system and the rule of law.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgia consumers that a number of sellers of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids are making deceptive and misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of their products.