National Association of Attorneys General
2016 News Releases
Beau Biden Foundation Fellow to Work on Child Protection Issues
Shannon Signore, special assistant attorney general in the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, has been chosen to serve as the first Beau Biden Foundation fellow. For the next three months she will work on child protection issues in the Washington, D.C. office of the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), a branch of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).
September 6, 2016
Anticorruption and Ethics Center for Government Attorneys Launched
The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), a branch of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), has established the Center for Ethics and Public Integrity (CEPI). Its mission is to provide training, research, and technical assistance to government prosecutors involved in the fight against corruption, and to provide training and other resources on the ethical practice of law by government attorneys.
August 15, 2016
National Anticorruption Academy Begins Monday
The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), a branch of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), is holding its first national anticorruption training academy for state prosecutors.
August 10, 2016
Connecticut Attorney General Is New NAAG President
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) during its Summer Meeting, June 21-23 in Burlington, Vt.
June 24, 2016
Media Advisory: AGs to Convene for NAAG Southern Region Meeting
The NAAG Southern Region will hold a meeting in Atlanta, Ga., April 18-19. The theme is Federalism, how our nation divides power between the states and federal government.
April 11, 2016
State Attorneys General Present at National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel will lead a panel discussion on the importance of collaboration between state leaders and the medical community to reduce opioid abuse. The session will take place on Wednesday, March 30, from 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Ga.
March 29, 2016
Attorneys General Urge Quick Adoption of CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Relievers
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), urging the agency to quickly adopt the proposed federal guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
January 14, 2016