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Volume 8, Number 4

States Will Benefit from $5.15 Billion Settlement, Largest Ever for Environmental Claims
Karen Cordry, NAAG Bankruptcy Chief Counsel
On April 3, a $5.15 billion cash settlement was announced in a fraudulent transfer action brought as a result of the spin-off of Tronox, Inc., from the Kerr-McGee Corporation. The funds will go to environmental clean-up costs for some 2500 sites across the country.
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NAAG Supreme Court Fellows Chosen for Spring
The NAAG Supreme Court Fellows program gives deputy and assistant attorneys general an opportunity for direct and rigorous exposure to the practices of the U.S. Supreme Court. Two new Fellows are working with the NAAG Supreme Court counsel through June 2014.
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Aftermath of the Target Data Breach: State Laws & Bills
Hedda Litwin, NAAG Cyberspace Law Chief Counsel and NAGTRI Program Counsel
New data breach notification bills have been introduced in several states as a result of the millions of people whose information was exposed through the December breach at Target Corporation.
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Securing the Higher Education Marketplace For Returning Veterans
Jesse Longbrake, NAGTRI Visiting Counsel
In addition to an inevitably difficult transition from active military duty to civilian life, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions recently reported that some veterans are experiencing compromised educational benefits as a result of aggressive and misleading recruitment tactics initiated by for-profit educational institutions.
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Early Registration Discount Ends May 2 for NAAG Summer Meeting
Be sure to register online by May 2 at to attend the NAAG Summer Meeting to receive the discounted meeting rate. NAAG�s Summer Meeting is June 2 -5, in Mackinac Island, Mich. While NAAG has secured a hotel room rate for its meeting attendees, room availability as well as flight options could be limited after May 2.
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AG Spotlight

Mark Brnovich, Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich was sworn into office as Arizona attorney general in January 2015.