Michigan Attorney General

12:44 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

State Investigating Second Propane Company for Price Gouging

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AmeriGas says its confident that company did not violate consumer protection laws
Another propane company is under investigation following reports the Michigan attorney general received from customers this winter alleging unfair pricing practices and gouging. Attorney General Bill Schuette, who filed a petition in Circuit Court in Marquette requesting a subpoena, said AmeriGas customers have said they were taken advantage of and charged for propane "grossly in excess" of what other retailers were charging.
9:23 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Detroit Attorney to Seek Democratic Nomination for Attorney General

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Mark Totten of Kalamazoo is also running for right to challenge Republican incumbent Bill Schuette
LANSING - A second Democrat stepped forward Thursday seeking the nomination to challenge Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette in the Nov. 4 election. Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard announced his candidacy.
7:31 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Michigan Attorney General Seeks Subpoenas Related to Propane Pricing

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Bill Schuette's office says they have received 65 complaints against Kansas company and its Battle Creek affiliate
The state attorney general is seeking civil subpoenas against a propane company and its affiliate as part of an ongoing investigation into customer complaints about price hikes. Michigan families have enough rising costs to worry about without being concerned that they may be taken advantage of by their energy supplier, Bill Schuette said in a statement Wednesday.
6:39 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Michigan Attorney General creates state commission on human trafficking

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Schuette calls it world's fastest growing criminal industry
Lansing - Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday he is creating a state commission to combat human trafficking in Michigan, starting with a report on what new laws and policies are needed. The report will go to lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder in six months, Schuette said.