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2013 News Release Archive

Congress Should Extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act

December 19, 2013

AGs Urge Congress to Fund Programs that Fight Human Trafficking

December 17, 2013

AGs Support Federal Information-Gathering Project on "Patent Trolls"

December 17, 2013

AGs Call for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting that the agency require tamper-resistant versions of generic prescription pain relievers (opioids) to deter abuse.
December 16, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: 15 Years after the Tobacco Settlement: Successes and Challenges
A Legacy Warner Series Panel Discussion with the National Association of Attorneys General and RTI International.
October 17, 2013

AGs urge FDA to Regulate Sale and Advertising of E-Cigarettes

September 24, 2013

NAAG President's Press Statement on Milwaukee Summit
NAAG President and Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on his NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit, Sept. 17-18 in Milwaukee.
September 17, 2013

Keeping Kids Safe is Focus of NAAG Summit in Wisconsin
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen will host the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit on "America's Promise - Keeping Our Kids Safe." Eighteen state and territorial attorneys general are scheduled to attend.
September 10, 2013

AGs and International Prosecutors Meet on Transnational Crime
AGs and International Prosecutors Meet on Transnational Crime
August 1, 2013

AGs to Congress: Amend Federal Law to Fight Child Sex Trafficking
NAAG asked Congress to amend a federal law to help fight child sex trafficking.
July 24, 2013

Eliminating Mobile Cramming is a Consumer Protection Priority, Say Attorneys General
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent comments yesterday to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about stopping mobile cramming, the placement of unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone bills, which is on the rise across the country.
June 25, 2013

Wisconsin Attorney General Becomes NAAG President
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Summer Meeting, June 17-19 in Boston.
June 20, 2013

Mortgage Settlement Monitor Report on Servicing Rules Released
Mortgage Settlement Monitor Reports Eight Fails in Testing Results
June 19, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: Summer Meeting Planned for Attorneys General
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will hold its Summer Meeting in Boston, Mass. Thirty-six state and territorial attorneys general, key staff, and federal government, corporate and association representatives will convene to discuss a variety of legal issues.
June 11, 2013

Attorneys General Call For Black Box Warning On Prescription Pain Relievers to Protect Newborns
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging it to require a "black box" warning on prescription pain relievers to alert pregnant women that the use of such drugs may cause Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
May 13, 2013

Attorneys General And Facebook Announce Online Safety Campaign
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and Facebook are launching a new consumer education program designed to provide teens and their parents with tools and tips to manage their privacy and visibility both on Facebook and more broadly on the Internet.
April 15, 2013

Updated Media Advisory: AG Summit on Online Privacy
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will host the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit on Privacy in the Digital Age. Twenty-three state and territorial attorneys general are scheduled to attend.
April 12, 2013

Attorneys General Call for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging it to adopt standards requiring manufacturers and marketers of generic prescription opioids to develop tamper-resistant versions of those products.
March 11, 2013

Consumers: Be Informed; Avoid Scams And Fraud

March 1, 2013

Online Privacy, Prescription Pill Epidemic, and U.S. Supreme Court Cases Lead the Attorneys General DC Meeting Agenda
Online privacy, the prescription pill epidemic, and U.S. Supreme Court cases are leading the state and federal legal issues to be discussed today through Wednesday at the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) annual Washington, DC meeting.
February 25, 2013

Media Advisory: Attorneys General, Federal Partners to Discuss Online Privacy, Data Sharing, and Prescription Drug Abuse During DC Conference
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will host its annual Winter-Spring meeting in Washington, D.C. This year's theme is Privacy in the Digital Age: Aligning Governmental and Citizen Interests, which coincides with NAAG President and Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's yearlong presidential initiative focusing on online privacy.
February 20, 2013

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