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Gregory D. "Greg" Stumbo is the Democratic Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (2003 – present). He previously served in the Kentucky House of Representatives for twelve terms. Stumbo was Kentucky's longest-serving House Majority Leader (1980 – 2003) and as Majority Leader in the House (1985 – 2003). Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kentucky House of Representatives is the lower house of the Kentucky General Assembly, the state legislature of Kentucky. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... The majority leader is a term used in congressional systems for the chamber leader of the party in control of a legislature. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ...


A native of Prestonsburg in Floyd County, Stumbo served as Assistant Floyd County Attorney and held the position of Martin city attorney for three years. He also served as trial commissioner to the Floyd County District Court for one year. Prestonsburg, the county seat GR6 of Floyd County is located in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Kentucky on the banks of the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River. ... Floyd County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... A county attorney in the United States is the prosecutor for a county or local judicial district. ... The Columbus City Attorney is an election position with a 4 year term. ...


Stumbo has also been one of the forerunners in leading investigations into high gas prices and recently appeared on the Nancy Grace program. Nancy Ann Grace (born October 23, 1958) is an American talk show host and former prosecutor. ...


Stumbo's office is leading the investigation into mishiring practices of Kentucky Republican Governor Ernie Fletcher. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Ernest Lee (Ernie) Fletcher (born November 12, 1952) has served as governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 2003. ...


Stumbo was the running mate for multi-millionaire Bruce Lunsford in the 2007 Democratic gubernatorial primary, but their ticket lost to that of Steve Beshear and Daniel Mongiardo, 40.9% to 20.4%.[1] Bruce Lunsford is a U.S. businessman from Louisville, Kentucky, and a Democratic Party politician. ... Steven L. Beshear (1944-), a Democrat, won election as a member of the Kentucky State Senate, Attorney General of Kentucky and Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky before losing races for Governor of Kentucky and the United States Senate. ... Daniel Mongiardo, (born July 4, 1960) is a physician and a Democratic U.S. politician from the state of Kentucky. ...


Stumbo is reportedly considering a run against Senator Mitch McConnell in 2008. Addison Mitchell Mitch McConnell, Jr. ...


External links

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  • 2008 Exploratory Campaign Site
  • 2007 Campaign Site
Preceded by
Ben Chandler (D)
Attorney General of Kentucky
2003–present
Succeeded by
incumbent
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CA: Jerry Brown
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DE: Beau Biden
FL: Bill McCollum
GA: Thurbert Baker
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IA: Tom Miller
ID: Lawrence Wasden
IL: Lisa Madigan
IN: Steve Carter
KS: Paul Morrison
KY: Greg Stumbo
LA: Charles Foti
MA: Martha Coakley
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MN: Lori Swanson
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NM: Gary King
NV: Catherine Cortez Masto
NY: Andrew Cuomo
OH: Marc Dann
OK: Drew Edmondson
OR: Hardy Myers
PA: Tom Corbett
RI: Patrick C. Lynch
SC: Henry McMaster
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AS: Malaetasi Togafau • GU: Alicia Limtiaco • NMI: Matt Gregory • PR: Roberto Sánchez Ramos • VI: Kerry Drue
DC: Linda SingerUnited States: Alberto Gonzales (honorary member) The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is an organization in the United States of U.S. state Attorneys General which, according to the organization itself, aims to foster interstate cooperation on legal and law enforcement issues, to conduct policy research and analysis of issues, and facilitate communication between the... Malaetasi M. Togafau is the current Attorney General of the American Samoa, serving in the early 1990s and again since 2005. ... Matt Gregory is the current Attorney General of the Northern Mariana Islands, appointed 2006. ... Roberto J. Sanchez Ramos is the current Secretary of Justice of Puerto Rico, appointed in 2005 by Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá. Prior to becoming the Secretary of Justice, Sanchez Ramos served as Solicitor General of Puerto Rico. ... Kerry Drue is the current Attorney General of the United States Virgin Islands, appointed 2005. ... Linda Singer (born September 14, 1966, in Cleveland, OH) is the [1]Washington, DC Acting Attorney General], having been appointed to that office by District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty, effective January 2, 2007. ... 24. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Office of Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo (591 words)
In November 2003, long-time Kentucky legislative leader Gregory D. Stumbo was elected to serve as the Attorney General of the Commonwealth.
Stumbo was the chief sponsor of House Bill 174 in the 2002 session which overhauled Kentucky’s solid waste system by creating a Kentucky Pride Fund for landfill closure, environmental education and cleanup of open dumps and litter along public roads.
Stumbo also chaired the Special Task Force on Container Deposit in 1998 and was a member of the Special Legislative Task Force on Post Secondary Education, whose work led to a total restructuring of higher education in Kentucky.
Archives: Story (359 words)
Kentucky's Attorney General Greg Stumbo is asking the South Carolina Supreme Court to immediately review a decision by a lower court denying producer payments from tobacco companies.
In a motion filed Wednesday (Jan. 6), Stumbo asked the high court to skip the Court of Appeals since the loss of the December 2004 payment "is causing a severe hardship for farmers because of the unexpected gap in payments.
Stumbo said the case for tobacco producers has already been filed with the South Carolina Court of Appeals, but this process would take too long for those farmers who "have made financial commitments based on the receipt of these payments.
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