California v. Education Media and Publishing Group Ltd, No. 09-2134-JCS (N.D. Cal. 2009, May 15, 2009)
As part of the review of the acquisition by textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin of textbook publisher Harcourt Education, the state filed a consent decree under which price increases on California-adopted textbooks and workbooks would be capped at 4.25 percent per annum for six years. The merging parties agreed to pay the state $300,00 in attorneys’ fees and costs.