We're grateful for our nation's Attorneys General who are defending the public interest across their states. And as chair of the Judiciary Committee, @SenatorDurbin will work closely with state AGs to combat the biggest domestic threat we face today: violent white supremacy. https://t.co/5GZDuAocGh— Senate Judiciary Committee (@JudiciaryDems) March 24, 2021
NAAG regularly facilitates conversations between attorneys general and members of Congress. Scroll further to relive past conversations between NAAG and members of Congress at NAAG meetings and events.
Representative Peter Welch
Congressman Peter Welch of Vermont delivered the keynote address at the 2021 NAAG Eastern Region Conference, The Surveillance Economy: How Attorneys General Protect Privacy, Safety, and Equality in the Information Age, in Burlington, Vermont.
Senator Richard Blumenthal
During the 2021 NAAG Consumer Protection Spring Virtual Conference, Connecticut Senator and former attorney general Richard Blumenthal spoke to attorneys general about the importance of state consumer protection enforcement and applauded the attorneys general for their recent letter to Facebook opposing plans to create an Instagram platform for children.
Senator Angus King
As part of the 2020 Presidential Initiative, Maine Senator Angus King sat down with Montana Attorney General Tim Fox for a discussion on the impact of hyper-partisanship and polarization on our politics, our governing institutions, and our nation, and ways to foster a more constructive, collaborative environment.
Senators Joe Biden, Orrin Hatch, Slate Gorton, and Representative Henry Waxman
During the 1998 NAAG Spring Meeting, the attorneys general heard from then-Delaware Senator Joe Biden, then-Judiciary Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah, then-Senator Slate Gorton of Washington, and then-Representative Henry Waxman of California on a number of issues including domestic violence and tobacco legislation. Sen. Gorton formerly served as NAAG President while he was Washington Attorney General.