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Media Advisory: State AGs Convene in DC for Winter Meeting

For Release: Feb. 15, 2017 | 10 a.m. Eastern
Contact: Marjorie Tharp | 202-326-6047 | mtharp@naag.org

Twitter: @NatlAssnAttysGn

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), with a membership comprised of the 56 state and territorial attorneys general, will host its annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is the 2016-2017 NAAG president.

WHAT: Forty-four state and territorial attorneys general will meet in Washington, D.C. to discuss topics including data breaches, sentencing reform, and youth programs. Tuesday is the annual U.S. Supreme Court Perspectives Luncheon where two of the nation’s leading Supreme Court practitioners offer insight into cases before the Court.

The NAAG presidential initiative topic, “Evolving Challenges in the American Health Care Marketplace” will be addressed by Monday’s keynote speaker, Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, former FDA commissioner and former CMS administrator. He will be followed by a panel discussion on fraud, abuse and waste in healthcare.

WHEN: Sessions open to reporters are Mon., Feb. 27 from 11:30 am - 3:15 pm, Tues., Feb. 28 from
9:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Weds., March 1 from 8:45 am – Noon

WHERE: Monday & Tuesday lunch sessions with guest speakers will be held at the:

Marriott Georgetown, Metropolitan Ballroom
1221 22nd Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

All morning and afternoon plenary sessions will be held at the:

Ritz-Carlton West End, Ballroom
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

Reporters: For a copy of the agenda or to receive press credentials to attend, contact Marjorie Tharp, NAAG director of communications, mtharp@naag.org or 202-326-6047.

Video of most of the speakers and meeting sessions will be posted to the NAAG website, www.naag.org, same day as presentation.

Follow us: @NatlAssnAttysGn. Meeting hashtag is #NAAGMeeting.

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