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2014 News Release Archive

Attorneys General Call For Updates in Telemarketing Sales Rule to Protect Consumers
The National Association of Attorneys General sent comments to the Federal Trade Commission, calling on the agency to update its Telemarketing Sales Rule in specific areas to protect consumers and cut down on continued telemarketer fraud and abuse.
November 24, 2014

2014 Attorneys General Election Results

November 5, 2014

Attorneys General Urge U.S. Senate Committee to Pass Bill That Fights Online Child Sex Trafficking
Fifty-three state and territorial attorneys general sent a NAAG letter today to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee leadership, urging them to pass a bill, the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act (SAVE Act, S. 2536) that would help prevent children from being sold for sex via the Internet.
October 20, 2014

Attorneys General Support Federal Bill Providing Restitution to Child Pornography Victims
Forty-four state and territorial attorneys general signed a NAAG letter in support of the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act and urged the respective U.S. Senate and House committees to bring the bill to a vote.
October 15, 2014

State and Territorial Attorneys General 2014 Elections
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) offers nonpartisan 2014 election information for state and territorial attorneys general.
October 7, 2014

Attorneys General Urge Federal Government to Allow Phone Companies to Block Unwanted Sales Calls to Customers
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) formally requesting an opinion regarding phone companies’ legal ability to implement call-blocking technology.
September 9, 2014

Attorneys General Support Truth Campaign's Mission to End Youth Smoking
The National Association of Attorneys General proudly supports Truth and its newly launched "Finish It" campaign encouraging teens to become the generation that ends youth smoking in the United States.
September 2, 2014

Mississippi Attorney General Is New NAAG President
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Summer Meeting, June 3-5 in Mackinac Island, Mich.
June 6, 2014

NAAG will host its annual Summer Meeting in Mackinac Island, Mich.
State attorneys general will convene with key staff, other government officials and corporate, association and academic representatives at the 2014 NAAG Summer Meeting.
May 28, 2014

NAGTRI and NDAA Host National Symposium on the Reduction of Crime
National Symposium on the Reduction of Crime Starts Monday May 5, 2014. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is a Keynote Speaker.
April 30, 2014

NAAG Expresses Concern over West Virginia Bill Limiting the Attorney General's Powers
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a March 7 letter to West Virginia lawmakers expressing concern about a state bill under consideration, HB 4490, that would impose strict new standards on the Office of the West Virginia Attorney General.
March 10, 2014

AGs to Convene for Winter Meeting
Attorneys General to Discuss Cyber Privacy and Consumer Financial Protection During DC Conference, Feb. 24-26, 2014.
February 24, 2014

AGs Support Federal Patent Reform Legislation
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today signed by 42 state and territorial attorneys general to U.S. Senate committee leadership offering support for bipartisan federal patent reform legislation that addresses patent trolls and suggesting some amendments.
February 24, 2014

Attorneys General to Train International Prosecutors Through U.S. Department of State
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), signed an agreement today establishing an international partnership to train foreign criminal justice personnel.
February 24, 2014

U.S. Trade Agreements Should Not Apply to Tobacco
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) urging him to exclude tobacco and tobacco products when negotiating all international trade and investment agreements.
January 27, 2014

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