NAGTRI Resources and Training on the Legal and Policy Implications for COVID-19 Vaccines

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to prevent COVID-19 among individuals 16 years of age and older. The following week, the FDA granted a separate EUA for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for those 18 years and older.  Within twenty-four hours…

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National Legal and Policy Implications for COVID-19 Vaccines Training

This intensive, online training allows participants to explore the legal implications that may arise following the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval or authorization of one or more COVID-19 vaccine. The training will include topical presentations and discussion of various potential vaccine-related legal and policy issues. Faculty-led presentations will cover: COVID-19 legal issues and the…

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Creating Motivation in a Remote World

Working from home has been a seamless transition for some and a challenging one for others. Distractions come easy around the house. Kids need attention, household chores must be completed, and working for an attorney general office is always demanding. As attorney general office managers, keeping your employees motivated in a remote world where anyone…

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Price Gouging and Scams during COVID-19

Panelists discuss investigations and enforcement activities involving price gouging and deceptive practices related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Attorneys General Urge Congress to Pass Extension for CARES Act Funding as Pandemic Impacts Economy

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economy (CARES) Act funding until the end of 2021. COVID-19 has negatively impacted nearly every facet of American society. In anticipation of unprecedented costs and economic disruption stemming from the pandemic, Congress passed…

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NAAG Urges Congress to Extend CARES Act Spending Deadline

With COVID-19 cases rising daily in much of the country and many states still under a health emergency declaration, we urge Congress to amend the CRF program to allow state and local governments to spend the funding at least until December 31, 2021.

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Coronavirus: Preparing an Effective State Response

This course involves a discussion on: what the coronavirus is; the current state of affairs; how it is spread, prevention, and symptoms; what states should anticipate and how to respond without immediate panic; what assistance is available; and which first steps are necessary.

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Governmental Authority to Respond to COVID-19

This course examines the legal issues surrounding governmental authority –both state and federal—to order quarantines, social distancing, and sheltering in place.

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FTC Initiatives to Combat Coronavirus Scams

In this course, staff from the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection discuss specific steps they are taking to educate consumers and businesses about coronavirus scams, how they’re working to target and halt such scams, and ideas for collaboration with attorneys general.
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Continuity of Operations: COVID-19

This course provides an overview of items attorney general offices should consider when developing, updating, and enacting a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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