We all just witnessed a very dark day in America. The events of January 6 represent a direct, physical challenge to the rule of law and our democratic republic itself. Together, we will continue to do our part to repair the damage done to institutions and build a more perfect union. As Americans, and those charged with enforcing the law, we must come together to condemn lawless violence, making clear that such actions will not be allowed to go unchecked.
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…
This Checklist describes best practices in responding to mass violence incidents.
This legislation ensures that families of officers and first responders lost while fighting the pandemic do not face unnecessary barriers to benefits they have already been promised.
This disaster preparedness manual contains case studies and other materials that cover the tools, practices and methods that will assist an attorneys general office in readying for, staying in operation, and dealing with the aftermath of a disaster.
We believe that the District should receive $1.25 billion for purposes of the relief package. The District has nearly 200 confirmed coronavirus cases, which outpaces nearly two dozen states and territories. Indeed, as a densely populated urban center, the District is uniquely vulnerable to the spread of the virus and is already experiencing significant economic loss due to the ongoing public health emergency.
This series consists of five modules addressing different aspects of combatting mass violence. From victim services to community rebuilding, to case studies of horrific events, this series hopes to engage the attorney general community and reflect on best practices.
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is holding a one-and-a-half-day Presidential Initiative Summit in Lafayette, La. Hosted by NAAG President and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, it will focus on “Emergency and Crisis Management.”
The year-long presidential initiative for Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been a focus on innovative techniques that attorney general offices can use to serve their senior constituents. This article provides a road map as to how one state, the Oregon Department of Justice, is working to protect their citizens against elder fraud and abuse.
New President of NAAG, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, Begins Initiative to Prepare Attorneys General across the U.S. for Major Disasters and Mass Incidents
Washington, D.C. — Managing emergencies and crises like mass shootings, natural disasters, and cyber-attacks will be the new focus of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), announced NAAG President and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry today. “From warnings to rescues and planning to recoveries, governments are tasked with numerous responsibilities during emergency situations,” Attorney General…