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Volume 3, Number 11

Decisions Affecting the Powers and Duties of State Attorneys General
Emily Myers, Antitrust Counsel
This is another in our series reporting on recent decisions from across the country affecting the powers and duties of state Attorneys General.
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Employee Spotlight
Oleg Kobelev joined the NAAG team less than a month ago but he has already attuned to his role as a staff attorney on the Tobacco Project.
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Attorneys General Offer Comments on Federal Tobacco Law
William Lieblich, Tobacco Deputy Chief Counsel
Attorneys General Jon Bruning of Nebraska and Martha Coakley of Massachusetts, co-chairs of the NAAG Tobacco Committee, sent a Dec. 9 letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to the FDA�s request for �comments that will inform strategies to protect the public health.�
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U.S. House Passes Financial Reform Legislation
Dennis Cuevas, Consumer Protection Counsel
By a vote of 223 to 202, the House of Representatives passed "The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" (H.R. 4173) on Dec. 11, a bill that provides for some of the most sweeping financial reforms since the 1930s.
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Federal-State Cooperation Pays Bonuses in Environmental Bankruptcy Cases
Karen Cordry, Bankruptcy Counsel
Asarco was a major operator of mining facilities throughout the United States, which, while now mostly shut down, had contaminated their surroundings and created hundreds of millions of dollars of remediation liabilities.
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Registration Open for Presidential Initiative Summit
NAAG President and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning invites you to attend the 2010 Presidential Initiative Summit to discuss how to protect children from sexual predators and to protect consumers and businesses from fraud.
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NAAG Winter Meeting
The NAAG Winter Meeting was held Dec. 1-3 at the Biltmore in Phoenix, Ariz.
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Doug Peterson, Nebraska Attorney General

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