TORRENS: PROTECT MILITARY PAY FROM PAYDAY LENDERS

The original article is posted here - TORRENS: PROTECT MILITARY PAY FROM PAYDAY LENDERS Ryan Torrens is running for Florida attorney general. TAMPA – Ryan Torrens, a Tampa consumer protection attorney and candidate for Florida attorney general, promised that, if elected, he will draft legislation to protect military income from collection by unscrupulous payday lenders. “Our heroes put their lives on the line to keep us safe at home, and the well-deserved pay our heroes receive should be protected from garnishment by predatory and abusive payday lenders,” Torrens said today (May 28). The bill would be modeled after a law on the books in Washington State. The legislation would provide that pa

AG hopefuls disagree on opioid lawsuit timing

The original article can be found here - AG hopefuls disagree on opioid lawsuit timing Attorney General Pam Bondi is drawing praise from Republicans seeking to replace her after the term-limited state Cabinet member last week took on opioid manufacturers in court. However, Democratic candidate Sean Shaw, a state House member from Tampa, questioned a delay in launching a lawsuit to try to crack down on drug companies in the opioid epidemic causing an average of 15 deaths a day in Florida. And fellow Democratic attorney-general candidate Ryan Torrens, a Hillsborough County lawyer, said he would immediately launch a criminal investigation into the actions of pharmaceutical executives if he is e

TORRENS, WALKER HEADLINE TRINITY DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING

The original article is posted here - TORRENS, WALKER HEADLINE TRINITY DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING Ryan Torrens is running for state attorney general. R. David Walker is campaigning to be the next agriculture commissioner. TRINITY – Ryan Torrens and R. David Walker, two candidates for statewide office, will be the featured speakers at this month’s meeting of the Trinity Democratic Club. Torrens is one of six candidates running for Florida Attorney General. Walker is one of six running for commissioner of agriculture. Both candidates are fifth-generation Floridians who say they care deeply about this state, its citizens and its future. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm at Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050

TECO to be target of criminal probe if this Democrat is elected Florida Attorney General

Ryan Torrens says if he's elected, he'll launch an investigation into a June 2017 incident at the Big Bend power plant Read the article here: http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/05/16/teco-to-be-target-of-criminal-probe-if-this-democrat-is-elected-florida-attorney-general/ #candidate #Aug25 #wwwtorrenslawgroupcom #August24 #Judge #JimRosica #AshleyMoody #SeanShaw #floridapoliticscom #Florida #StateAttorneyGeneral #Orlando #LawSuit #Ballot #Contribution #Court #Leon #Election #appeal #AlexSink #DemocraticParty #loan #DannyMcAuliffe #AttorneyGeneral #generalcandidate #RyanTorrens #Primary #August28 #FirstDistrictCourtofAppeal #TorrensLawGroup

Torrens Pledges Criminal Investigation Into Tampa Electric Executives

“Perhaps when some of the TECO executives are hauled off in handcuffs, they will start to take worker safety seriously.” TAMPA, Fla – May 16, 2018 – Ryan Torrens, consumer protection attorney and Democratic candidate for Florida Attorney General, pledged to initiate a criminal investigation into Tampa Electric Company (TECO) executives when he is elected. The investigation would be regarding a June 2017 incident at the Big Bend power plant in which five workers and a sixth was injured after molten slag poured onto them. “Five workers died, and another was injured due to TECO’s willful disregard for worker safety,” said Torrens. “So far TECO has only received a slap on the wrist in the form o

Torrens Receives Distinction from Moms Demand Action

Promises to bring common sense solutions to Florida’s ongoing issues with gun violence. TAMPA, Fla – May 10, 2018 – Ryan Torrens, consumer lawyer and Democratic candidate for Florida Attorney General, announced that he has been given the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction. Moms Demand Action (MDA) is the latest grassroots group to support Torrens in his bid to succeed Attorney General Pam Bondi. “I am very proud to receive this distinction,” said Torrens. “It is because of passionate groups like MDA, who continue to be a voice in our political dialogue, that we will see real change.” “These people want a voice to represent them in the attorney general’s office to protect thei

Ryan Torrens, democratic candidate for Florida Attorney General, sat down with Spectrum News 13'

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Florida Attorney General Candidates Split On Restoring Felons' Voting Rights

This article is published online here - Florida Attorney General Candidates Split On Restoring Felons' Voting Rights. Republicans running to replace term-limited Attorney General Pam Bondi would continue with the state’s legal approach to defending a controversial process for restoring felons’ voting rights. But Democrats seeking the state Cabinet post oppose Bondi’s handling of the legal battle and support a proposed constitutional amendment that, if approved by voters in November, would automatically restore voting rights to felons who have served their sentences. The Republican primary for attorney general, pitting state House members Frank White of Pensacola and Jay Fant of Jacksonville

Torrens Pledges Investigation into Credit Reporting Agencies

Cites Massive Number of Errors in Consumers’ Credit Reports TAMPA, Fla – May 2, 2018 – Ryan Torrens, consumer lawyer and Democratic candidate for Florida Attorney General, announced that, upon election, he will launch a massive investigation into the three credit reporting agencies – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion – for failing to properly verify debts and failing to delete paid or expired debts from Floridians’ credit reports. “Today, more than 1 in 5 Americans have a potentially material error in their credit report. In my own law practice, I have seen a significant number of our consumer clients with errors on their credit reports, at no fault of their own. This can result in the consu


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