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Attorney General Labrador Joins Coalition Opposing Biden-Senate Border Bill

(BOISE) – Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador has joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general on a Texas-led letter to the leadership of the United States Senate strongly objecting to measures in the “border bill” proposed in that chamber after negotiation with the White House. “The President has made it overwhelmingly clear that our borders are […]

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Attorney General Labrador announces $350 million settlement with marketing firm over role in opioid epidemic

(BOISE) – Thursday, Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced a $350 million national settlement with Publicis Health to resolve investigations into the global marketing and communications firm’s role in the prescription opioid crisis. Idaho will receive nearly $1.6 million from the settlement to help address the opioid crisis. “The opioid crisis has been a national tragedy […]

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Thank You, Attorney General Raul Labrador

It is sometimes easy to write about all the issues elected officials get wrong by not stopping the tremendous damage being done to our state, and country. However, this time a tremendous thanks is owed to Attorney General Raul Labrador for joining twenty four state attorney generals and objecting to a Securities and Exchange Commission proposed […]

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Labrador Letter: Supreme Court Takes Homeless Camping Case

Dear Friends, This week, another issue with Idaho roots was added to the docket of the Supreme Court of the United States. SCOTUS will be hearing the case of City of Grants Pass v. Gloria Johnson, which deals with local government’s ability to regulate public spaces relating to homeless camping.  I led a coalition of […]

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Attorney General Labrador Announces New Solicitor General for Idaho

(BOISE) – The Idaho Office of Attorney General announces the appointment of Alan Hurst as the Solicitor General effective January 22, 2023. The reinstatement of the Solicitor General position by Attorney General Raúl Labrador has led to an active defense of consequential challenges to Idaho law. The Office of Solicitor General serves as the State’s […]

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Attorney General Labrador Leads Nationwide Fight Against California’s Unconstitutional Assault Weapons Ban

Boise, ID – Attorney General Raúl Labrador led a coalition of 27 states in filing an Amicus Curiae brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the Second Amendment, asking the Court to affirm the lower court’s decision to enjoin California’s unconstitutional Assault Weapons Control Act (AWCA) in Miller v. Bonta. For […]

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SCOTUS Grants Immediate Stay in Defense of Life Act Litigation

Boise, ID – Acting in response to the Idaho Attorney General’s emergency application, the Supreme Court of the United States today took the rare step of granting an immediate stay of the preliminary injunction issued by a U.S. District Judge in State of Idaho v. United States of America, which prevented Idaho from implementing its Defense of Life Act. […]

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Attorney General Files Motion to DismissLawsuit Expanding Abortion in Idaho

Boise, ID – The Attorney General’s Office today presented oral arguments for a Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs’ Complaint in Idaho’s Fourth District Court in Boise today before the Honorable Jason Scott. The case of Adkins et al. v. State of Idaho was initially filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights, a New York-based advocacy group […]

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Labrador Addresses Idaho Sheriffs’ Association

Dear Friends, Wednesday night, I had the privilege of delivering the keynote address to the Idaho Sheriffs’ Association at their annual meeting. It was great to look around the room and see so many people committed to the constitutional defense of Idaho’s citizens, county by county. This was the first time in 20 years (by […]

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Labrador Letter: Defending Idaho’s Right to Protect the Unborn

Dear Friends, In this edition of the Labrador Letter, I want to bring your attention to our emergency application submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States. Our office, in collaboration with Alliance Defending Freedom and the law firm Cooper & Kirk PLLC, filed this application to protect Idaho’s right to regulate abortion following […]

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Attorney General Investigators Arrest Two Men for Alleged Sexual Exploitation of a Child

Attorney General Raúl Labrador has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested two men across Idaho on Thursday, November 30th, 2023, for alleged sexual exploitation and enticement of a child. 49-year-old Richard Hamond of Caldwell was booked into the Canyon County Jail. He has been charged with four (4) counts […]

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Attorney General Labrador Joins Florida Attorney General Moody in Demanding Biden Fix Unlawful Immigration Policies and Secure the Border

Boise, ID – Attorney General Raúl Labrador is joining Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and a coalition of 27 attorneys general in a legal filing demanding President Biden fix unlawful immigration policies and secure the border. The Biden administration’s intentional dismantling of border security has resulted in more than seven million inadmissible immigrants surging across […]

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