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2011 News Release Archive

AGs Join Fight Against Robocalls to Consumer Cell Phones
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today signed by 54 state and territorial Attorneys General urging Congress to reject the Mobile Informational Call Act of 2011 [H.R. 3035].
December 7, 2011

Attorneys General Advocate for Stronger Enforcement of The Federal Trade Commission Act
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today signed by 39 state and territorial Attorneys General to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its Bureau of Competition requesting greater enforcement of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA) to deter foreign manufacturers from using stolen information technology and combat unfair competitive practices.
November 4, 2011

Attorneys General Request Federal Funding for Human Trafficking Programs
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter late Friday signed by 44 state and territorial Attorneys General to U.S. House and Senate Appropriations leadership urging them to fund a series of authorized programs to fight the growing problem of human trafficking and slavery.
October 31, 2011

U.S. Ambassador Luis CdeBaca to Address NAAG Eastern Region Meeting at Columbia Law School on the Subject of Human Trafficking
The Eastern Region of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will host an Oct. 20-21 forum on human trafficking at the Columbia Law School in New York City featuring Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, director of the U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.
October 19, 2011

AGs Support Cordray Nomination for CFPB Director
NAAG sent a letter today signed by 37 state and territorial Attorneys General to the U.S. Senate urging confirmation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
October 18, 2011

Idaho AG Appointed as Chair of Legacy Board of Directors
The Honorable Lawrence G. Wasden, Attorney General of the State of Idaho, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Legacy, the national public health organization that works to save lives from tobacco-related disease.
September 22, 2011

AGs Give Backpage.com Deadline to Substantiate Claims it Limits Prostitution Ads
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today signed by 46 Attorneys General to Backpage.com with a Sept. 14 deadline to substantiate company claims it can effectively limit prostitution and sexual trafficking activity on its website, especially ads that could involve minors.
August 31, 2011

NAAG Responds to OCC Proposed Financial Reform Regulations
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent comments yesterday signed by 48 state and territorial Attorneys General to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) over proposed regulations implementing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
June 28, 2011

Washington Attorney General Elected NAAG President
Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna was unanimously elected yesterday by the members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to become the Association's 104th president.
June 23, 2011

Summer Meeting Media Advisory: 36 AGs to Gather in Chicago
Thirty-six state Attorneys General, key staff, federal officials, and corporate and association representatives will convene in Chicago, Ill., to discuss pressing legal and regulatory issues. The meeting theme is -Maximizing State and Local Partnerships to Help Constituents.-
June 13, 2011

Attorneys from 10 Countries to Attend International Legal Training Program Focused on Human Trafficking
Twenty-two government attorneys from 10 countries have been chosen to participate in the inaugural International Fellows Program, June 4-12, as part of the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI).
June 1, 2011

NAAG Partners in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is joining the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and others for the second national Prescription Drug Take-back Day on April 30.
April 28, 2011

AGs discuss financial fraud and consumer protection during Charlotte Summit
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is hosting the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit today and tomorrow at the Charlotte Westin Hotel.
April 11, 2011

Media Advisory: Fighting Financial Fraud Summit in Charlotte
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper will host the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit. Sixteen state Attorneys General are scheduled to attend.
April 4, 2011

Attorneys General Make Donation for Disaster Relief in Japan
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Mission Foundation today made a $25,000 donation in the name of the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) to the American Red Cross for disaster relief in Japan.
March 31, 2011

The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute and University of San Diego Law School Partner to Conduct National Trial Advocacy Training
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) through its training arm, the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) is pleased to partner with the University of San Diego School of Law to conduct a National Trial Advocacy Training for assistant attorneys general, March 14-18 at the University of San Diego Law School.
March 11, 2011

Attorneys General Meet with Federal Officials to Discuss State-Federal Cooperation
Fifty-one state and territorial Attorneys General are convening today in Washington, D.C. for the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Spring Meeting, March 7-9 at the Fairmont Hotel. The theme is "State-Federal Cooperation in a Challenging Economy."
March 7, 2011

NAAG 2011 Spring Meeting Agenda

March 3, 2011

Spring Meeting Media Advisory
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will host its annual Spring Meeting in Washington, DC. The theme of this year's conference is State-Federal Cooperation in a Challenging Economy.
March 2, 2011

Attorneys General Support "Data Privacy Day"
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is a supporter of Data Privacy Day, designated as Jan. 28, to increase awareness about data privacy and to educate consumers about ways to protect themselves from financial fraud or privacy offense.
January 28, 2011

The National White Collar Crime System and the National Association of Attorneys General Partner to Educate Law Enforcement on Intellectual Property Crimes
As a response to the serious threat of Intellectual Property (IP) crimes, the Bureau of Justice Assistance has partnered with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to develop and provide training to state and local law enforcement to help fight IP crime.
January 14, 2011

Attorneys General Negotiate Facebook Agreement for State Government Use
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is announcing that a working group comprised of 15 state Attorneys General and representatives of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) reached an agreement with Facebook to modify its terms and conditions for state and local government agency use.
January 5, 2011

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