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Media Advisory: State Attorneys General to Convene for Summer Meeting

For Release: June 6, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Contact:
Marjorie Tharp | 202-326-6047 | mtharp@naag.org
Twitter: @NatlAssnAttysGn

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will host its annual Summer Meeting in Big Sky, Mont.

WHAT: State and territorial attorneys general will convene with key staff, other government officials and corporate, association and academic representatives to discuss legal issues addressing health care, the Internet of Things, self-driving cars and natural disasters. There will also be an update on this term’s U.S. Supreme Court cases and the William H. Sorrell Lecture Series on tobacco policy and enforcement.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, former Montana attorney general, will offer opening remarks, and Chief Thomas Tidwell of the U.S. Forest Service will speak.

NAAG will elect its new slate of officers for 2017-2018 and host its annual awards ceremony to recognize the work of those who contribute to the Office of the Attorney General and the Association. This includes NAAG’s most prestigious honor, the Kelley-Wyman Award, bestowed each year upon an attorney general who has done the most to achieve the Association’s objectives.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 20 through Thursday, June 22 until 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
First session begins at Noon Mountain Time on Tuesday.

WHERE: Big Sky Resort
50 Big Sky Resort Road
Big Sky, Mont. 59716

Reporters: Open sessions will be videotaped and posted to the NAAG website the same day as presentation but remember to take the time zone into consideration. To review the agenda or receive press credentials to attend, contact Marjorie Tharp, NAAG director of communications, at (202) 326-6047 or email mtharp@naag.org.

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

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