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NAAG Appointee Becomes Permanent Voting Member on the Law Enforcement Torch Run's International Executive Council
As a result of its partnership with the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) International Executive Council voted Nov. 7 to add a NAAG appointee as a permanent voting member.
November 13, 2018

State and Territory AGs Support Violence Against Women Act
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is supporting the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since 1995, VAWA has awarded over $6 billion in grants to government and non-profit programs that aim to address and reduce violence against women.
September 17, 2018

Deadly Fentanyl Loophole Should be Closed by Passing Federal Legislation Endorsed by State and Territory Attorneys General
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is endorsing federal legislation known as the Stopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues (SOFA) Act (S1553/H.R.4922). It would help address the opioid epidemic by closing a loophole that allows those who traffic deadly fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, to currently stay one step ahead of law enforcement.
August 23, 2018

AGs Host Forensic Science Training For Prosecutors
NAAG is hosting a three-and-a-half day forensic science training starting today in Washington, D.C.
August 7, 2018

New President of NAAG, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, Begins Initiative to Prepare Attorneys General across the U.S. for Major Disasters and Mass Incidents
New President of NAAG, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, Begins Initiative to Prepare Attorneys General across the U.S. for Major Disasters and Mass Incidents
July 30, 2018

Louisiana Attorney General is New NAAG President
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Summer Meeting, June 19-21 in Portland, Oregon. The leadership transition of NAAG, whose members are the 56 state and territory attorneys general, took place last night.
June 22, 2018

Media Advisory: State Attorneys General to Convene for Summer Meeting

June 6, 2018

AGs to Congress: Pass Legislation to Hold Irresponsible Opioid Manufacturers Accountable and Impose Stiffer Penalties
NAAG sent a letter to U.S. Senate committee leadership calling on them to quickly pass legislation (S.2456 and S.2440) that would increase penalties on opioid manufacturers that fail to report suspicious transactions and maintain effective controls against diversion of their drugs to the illicit market.
May 21, 2018

Congress Should Adequately Fund Legal Services Corporation
NAAG is calling on Congress to provide robust funding for the Legal Services Corporation which provides financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans.
May 14, 2018

Media Advisory: Protecting America's Seniors is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

April 10, 2018

Media Advisory: Health Care is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

April 3, 2018

New Director Chosen to Lead the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute
Amy Tenney Curren has been chosen as the new director of the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), a branch of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). Curren most recently served as assistant dean for Academic Services and Registrar and a member of the adjunct faculty at the American University Washington College of Law. Her responsibilities included helping to set and refine the law school's curriculum.
March 30, 2018

Attorneys General Endorse Federal Bill to Expand Authority of Medicaid Fraud Control Units
NAAG is endorsing federal legislation (H.R. 3891) that would improve states' ability, through the AG Office's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, to combat abuse and neglect of Medicaid patients.
March 28, 2018

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March 26, 2018

State AGs Demand Answers About Facebook User Privacy Policies and Practices
NAAG sent a letter demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company's business practices and privacy protections.
March 26, 2018

Media Advisory: Reducing Violence is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

March 19, 2018

State AGs Urge Swift Passage of Child Pornography Victim Bill
Fifty-five state and territory attorneys general sent a NAAG letter to U.S. House leadership urging them to pass a bill now that would make it easier for victims of child pornography to receive timely and meaningful restitution.
March 6, 2018

Media Advisory: State Attorneys General Convene in DC for Winter Meeting

February 22, 2018

State Attorneys General Announce Elder Fraud Sweep with Justice Department

February 22, 2018

State AGs Endorse CLOUD Act
NAAG is endorsing the federal CLOUD Act to clarify when law enforcement can collect foreign-stored electronic data in criminal investigations.
February 21, 2018

AGs to Congress: Help Employees with Sexual Harassment Claims in the Workplace Access the Courts
All 56 members of the National Association of Attorneys General called on Congress to pass federal legislation that would end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace sexual harassment.
February 12, 2018

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