Latest Massachusetts Attorney General's Office News

AP Interview: State AG pushes accountability in opioid cases

Jun. 07, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has been a leader in the legal push to hold companies and individuals accountable for the U.S. opioid addiction and overdose epidemic, which has been linked to nearly 500,000 deaths over the last two decades. Healey was the...

State sues marketing firm for role in opioid crisis

May. 06, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' top prosecutor on Thursday sued a global marketing company that she alleges played a role in fueling the opioid epidemic. State Attorney General Maura Healey said Publicis Health designed and deployed unfair and deceptive marketing schemes...

Healey: Vaccines should be required for public employees

Apr. 28, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, seen as a possible candidate for governor next year, is calling for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for public employees, saying it is a matter of public safety. “Look, you’re there, you’re getting paid by...

AG lawsuit: closed driving school owes students $1 million

Mar. 27, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is suing a now-closed driving school for failing to refund more than $1 million to students after its owner was arrested on drug trafficking charges. Healey's office filed the lawsuit against North Andover Auto...