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Attorney General Ellison brings enforcement action against rodeo that defied COVID-19 safety precautions
Sues to enforce Executive Order 20-74 against company that intentionally drew large crowds to its Itasca County rodeo without taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19. Company owner was counseled to follow State restrictions but refused to do so; at least one rodeo attendee was infectious, has now tested positive

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Attorney General Ellison wins relief for tenants without utilities during pandemic
Resolves enforcement actions against two landlords who failed to provide utilities to tenants, in violation of Executive Order and state law
“My office has received nearly 1,000 housing complaints in the last several months. We’ve taken that opportunity to educate landlords and tenants around Minnesota about their rights and responsibilities during the peacetime emergency. In almost every case, we’ve won voluntarily compliance with Minnesota law and the Governor’s executive orders. But when landlords won’t comply, my office will continue to bring enforcement actions to secure tenants’ rights,”

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AG Ellison calls for immediate withdrawal of directive that strips CDC of control over COVID-19 data
Joins coalition of 22 AGs expressing serious concerns with new reporting structure that inhibits access to data
“In the worst global pandemic in a century — when more than 4 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, more than 150,000 have died from it, and new cases are rising dramatically each day — it is unconscionable and immoral to deliberately undermine trust in the institution that is charged with sharing information transparently and guiding us in addressing the crisis. I am calling on the Trump administration to reverse course immediately,”

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Attorney General Ellison Joins Lawsuit Against President Trump for Illegally Seeking to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants from Congressional Apportionment
Coalition of States, Cities, and Counties Oppose President Trump’s Newest Ploy to Keep Undocumented Immigrants Out of Apportionment
“President Trump’s recent effort to exclude undocumented immigrants from congressional apportionment is illegal and unconstitutional. We will see his Administration in court, and we are confident that we will prevail as we have so many times before when his Administration rejected dignity and humanity of our immigrant neighbors,” said Attorney General Ellison.

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Attorney General Ellison sues Trump Administration to block health care discrimination
Multistate suit seeks to block new HHS rule that targets LGBTQ+ people, people with limited English, and women
“As the worst pandemic in a century gets even worse, the Trump Administration is once again showing Minnesotans that it’s willing to sacrifice the health and health care of folks they just don’t care about,” Attorney General Ellison said. “We asked them not to go ahead with this, and they did anyhow. When the federal government abandons its duty to protect all Minnesotans — no exceptions — it’s my job as Attorney General to step in and hold them accountable. So today, I took them to court.”

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Eviction Complaint Form
Tenant Eviction Complaint Form (English, Español, Hmong, & Somali)

A recent Executive Order forbids landlords from evicting tenants or asking them to leave during the pandemic. Tenants who are told they have to leave their home may report the landlord to the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office.

Coronavirus Mortgage Relief Options
NEW! COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Options for Homeowners

On July 2, 2020 The Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Governor Tim Walz, and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced a commitment by more than 30 financial institutions to provide mortgage relief options to customers facing financial hardship caused by COVID-19 for homeowners not covered by the CARES Act.

Coronavirus Stimulus Payment FAQ
Coronavirus Stimulus Payment FAQs

Coronavirus stimulus payments are part of a $2 trillion relief package the federal government passed to help people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Attorney General's Office has answered some frequently asked questions about these one-time payments.

Covid-19 Complaint Form
COVID-19 Complaint Form (English, Español, Hmong, & Somali)

The COVID-19 Complaint Form is used if you need help with a problem related to COVID-19 such as fraud, health-related scams (miracle cures, products, or treatments), government imposter and financial relief scams, cyber crime, financial crime, hate crime, or other civil or criminal law concerns. If you have concerns about price gouging or eviction-related concerns please use the dedicated forms.

Price Gouging Complaint Form
Price-Gouging Complaint Form (English, Español, Hmong, Karen & Somali)

Attorney General Ellison’s Office is concerned with reports that some retailers may be engaged in price-gouging practices by selling essential goods or services at unconscionable or excessively inflated prices as a result of COVID-19. The Attorney General strongly encourages consumers to report such practices immediately to Minnesota Attorney General’s Office.

Temporary Changes in AGO Operations Due to COVID-19
  • Deadline Extension: Soliciting Charity Annual Reports (More Information)
  • Deadline Extension: Professional Fundraiser Annual Registration Statements (More Information)
  • Office CLEs: The April 17, 2020 Office Ethics CLE is cancelled. (More Information)
  • Publications: The mailing of printed publications has been suspended. (More Information)
  • Service of Process: we will accept service of process for the State of Minnesota or any State Agency pursuant to state and federal rules of procedure 4 and 5 at the following email address (More Information)
  • Walk-Ins: We are discontinuing the practice of in-person meetings, please contact us by phone or internet. (More Information)

Advisory Task Force on Lowering Pharmaceutical Drugs Prices - February 2020 Report

After nearly one year of public study and deliberation, Minnesota Attorney General Ellison’s Advisory Task Force on Lowering Pharmaceutical Drugs Prices has released a report and 14 recommendations for lowering prescription drug prices.

Read the full report or the press release for more information.

CenturyLink Settlement Information
CenturyLink Settlement Information

MN consumers who received internet or television service from CenturyLink between July 12, 2011 and the present are eligible for refunds if they were charged more for service than they agreed to pay.

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Affording Your Life Podcast
Listen to the AG's New Podcast!

Affording Your Life with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is your podcast about fairness, justice, and consumer information to help you afford your life.

Available on all major platforms

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Dose of Reality MN

Overdose deaths from opioids are increasing at an alarming rate. We are losing too many Minnesotans to painkillers, heroin, and other opioids. Use to learn more about prescription painkiller abuse and how you can do your part to prevent it in Minnesota.