Albuquerque, NM—Attorney General Hector Balderas and the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General are hosting a blood drive in coordination with the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to promote NAAG’s 2019 presidential initiative on emergency and crisis management. State attorneys general are partnering with local blood donation centers to host blood drives from late summer through early fall.
Bipartisan Coalition of 37 AGs Support Continued Study of CBD and Other Cannabis Products; Call on Federal Government to Include AGs in Oversight of Emerging Market.
Albuquerque, NM – Attorney General Hector Balderas today joined a coalition of 37 bipartisan State Attorneys General urging federal cooperation with the states to protect consumers from false advertising and harms to their health from products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds, including cannabidiol (CBD).
Coalition of Attorneys General Opposes Trump Administration Attempt to Stop Operation of Life-Saving “Safe Injection Sites” for High-Risk Users,
Albuquerque, NM—Attorney General Balderas today joined a coalition of eight states in filing a brief supporting the rights of states to enact public health policies that can prevent opioid overdoses, save lives, and treat those suffering from opioid use disorder.
Albuquerque, NM – On Wednesday, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Guadalulpe Evelyn Kingston was indicted by an Otero County Grand Jury on 18 felony charges including Exploitation, Forgery, Unlawful use of a Debit Card, Theft of Identity and Falsification of Documents, for allegedly stealing over $80,000 from an elderly nursing home resident who suffers from dementia.
Proposed Rule Could Leave More Than 55,000 Children Homeless.
Albuquerque, NM – On Tuesday, Attorney General Hector Balderas, joining a coalition of 23 states, submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) opposing a new rule proposal that would deny housing assistance to mixed-status families that include any undocumented immigrants.
Albuquerque, NM—On Wednesday, Attorney General Hector Balderas secured a guilty plea in a case involving an embezzlement from an Albuquerque small business. Mica Tyler plead to a second-degree felony for stealing over $100,000 from Toyomasters while acting as its bookkeeper.
Albuquerque, NM—Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas joined a coalition of 25 State Attorneys General in opposing any effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to roll back or limit its Overdraft Rule.
Albuquerque, NM — Please see the below statement from Attorney General Hector Balderas, following President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of the “Affordable Clean Energy” rule:
Balderas joins other AGs in requesting grants, security standards, and bipartisan election-security legislation to address “persistent threats to our election systems.”
Albuquerque, NM — On Tuesday, in expressing his “significant concern regarding the persistent threats to our election systems,” Attorney General Hector Balderas joined a total 22 attorneys general from around the country to urge Congress to take action to protect the integrity of America’s elections.
Albuquerque, NM – On Friday, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a settlement of $2.7 million in debt relief for 252 former ITT Tech students in New Mexico as part of a 43 state multistate settlement. Nationally, the settlement will result in debt relief of more than $168 million for more than 22,000 former ITT students.