Volume 5, Number 5

May 26, 2011

Blue Ribbon Commission on Nuclear Waste—Subcommittee Releases Recommendations
By Paula Cotter, Energy & Environment Counsel
State energy officials, including Attorneys General, are observing the deliberations of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future because it could affect how nuclear waste in their states will be handled.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Confirmed
The Pennsylvania Senate confirmed Linda L. Kelly as Attorney General on May 23. She was nominated by Governor and former Attorney General Tom Corbett in February to complete the remainder of his Attorney General term, through 2012.
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AG Employee Spotlight
As chief deputy, Brian Moran oversees all legal operations at the Washington Office of Attorney General (AGO) and 15 offices across the state.
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Chief Deputies/Chiefs of Staff Seminar Held
NAAG held its annual Chief Deputies/Chiefs of Staff Seminar May 11-13 in Annapolis, Md. A record turnout of 47 individuals from 43 jurisdictions attended.
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Attorneys General Partner with DEA, Law Enforcement in Second Successful National Drug Take-Back Day
Attorneys General across the country participated in the second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30. The public turned in 376,593 pounds (188 tons) of unwanted or expired medications for safe and proper disposal at one of more than 5,300 drop off sites.
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ICE Tool Kit for Prosecutors Available
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has recently issued a Tool Kit for state and local prosecutors that will help navigate situations where important witnesses, victims, or defendants may face removal because they are illegally present in the United States.
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NAAG Staff Caught Up in “Legal Food Frenzy”
At a time when many Americans are struggling to make ends meet, law firms throughout Virginia and the D.C. metro area – including NAAG – have stepped up to aid those in need.
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Still Time Left to Register for the NAAG Summer Meeting
The NAAG Summer Meeting in Chicago, June 20-22, balances substance with the wonderful sites of the Windy City. Register online now, as the deadline for booking a Drake hotel room at the special NAAG rate is rapidly approaching.
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Blue Ribbon Commission on Nuclear Waste—Subcommittee Releases Recommendations

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2014 Chief Deputies/Chiefs of Staff Meeting

April 23 - 25, 2014
San Diego, CA
Contact: Jeffrey Hunter

Persuasive Legal Writing

April 23 - 25, 2014
National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC
Contact: Judy McKee

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Hazard, KY

April 23, 2014
Perry County Public Library Auditorium
Contact: Judy McKee

Intellectual Property Theft Training Seminar: Louisville, KY

April 25, 2014
Louisville Metro Police Department, LMPD Training Academy
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National Cybercrime Conference

April 28 - 30, 2014
Sheraton Four Points, Norwood, MA
Contact: Hedda Litwin

Representation of State Agencies

April 29 - 30, 2014
Louisville, KY
Contact: Bill Malloy