• State AG’s Equifax case may portend big problems for data breach defendants

    April 10, 2018

    (Reuters) - We may be on the verge of a breakthrough in data breach litigation. A state judge in Massachusetts ruled Wednesday that the Massachusetts Attorney General can move forward with a potentially gigantic data breach case against the credit reporting firm Equifax. The AG, Maura Healey, is ...

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  • Federal Judge Upholds Massachusetts’s Assault-Weapons Ban

    April 06, 2018

    Massachusetts’ ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines doesn’t violate the Second Amendment of the Constitution, a U.S. judge ruled, handing a victory to gun-control advocates seeking to pass such a law nationwide as deadly mass shootings become commonplace. "The AR-15 an...

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  • Maura's OpEd: 'Not a reality we can accept'

    February 16, 2018

    How do you explain a mass shooting to a 6-year-old? That's a question I was asked yesterday. Parents across Massachusetts woke up with a pit in their stomach. How do we send our children to school if we can’t keep them safe? This is not the America we grew up in. It is not a reality we can...

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  • AG Healey's remarks from the MLK Jr. Breakfast

    January 17, 2018

    Remarks of Attorney General Maura Healey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Monday, January 15, 2017 (As prepared) Good morning everyone – to our electeds, to Bakari Sellers, to Cheryl Mottley and everyone on the Planning Committee who worked ...

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  • AG Healey Endorses Edwards, Janey in Boston Council Races

    October 31, 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 31, 2017 BOSTON —Attorney General Maura Healey today endorsed two inspiring newcomers running for open seats on the Boston City Council, Lydia Edwards in District 1 and Kim Janey in District 7. In supporting Janey and Edwards in Tuesday’s election, Hea...

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  • Maura Healey sues Trump over birth control coverage

    October 06, 2017

    By Stephanie Ebbert Globe Staff October 06, 2017 Massachusetts dove headfirst into another legal confrontation with the Trump administration Friday, as Attorney General Maura Healey sued the federal government over newly issued rules giving employers the right to deny women birth control coverag...

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  • Healey becomes first AG to sue Equifax over breach

    September 19, 2017

    BY Greg Ryan Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey made good on a threat to sue Equifax over its massive data breach, filing a lawsuit in Suffolk County Superior Court on Tuesday. Healey appears to be the first state attorney general in the U.S. to bring an enforcement action against the ...

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  • Maura sues to defend DACA

    September 06, 2017

    By Gintautas Dumcius Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday joined 15 other states in suing President Donald Trump over his plan to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The lawsuit, filed in US District Court in New York, seeks to force Trump to...

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