National Association of Attorneys General
NAAG News Releases
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
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
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
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
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
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