Volume 4, Number 3

March 30, 2010

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Decisions Affecting the Powers and Duties of State Attorneys General
Emily Myers, Antitrust Counsel
This is another in our series reporting on recent decisions from across the country affecting the powers and duties of state Attorneys General.
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Employee Spotlight
Marland Holloway’s passion for politics led him to Washington, D.C., and eventually to NAAG in 2006. He divides his time as a paralegal between three areas of law within NAAG’s Specialized Units & Public Protection Division: cyberspace law, bankruptcy, and energy and environment
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Attorneys General Meet with President and Vice President during Spring Meeting
Forty Attorneys General, top federal officials, corporate and association representatives, and other stakeholders gathered for the NAAG Spring Meeting held March 1-3 in Washington, D.C.
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Federal Reserve Enters Third Phase of Credit Card Act Rulemaking
Dennis Cuevas, Consumer Protection Counsel
The Federal Reserve Board has entered the third stage of its rulemaking implementing the “Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009” (Credit CARD Act; P.L. 111-24).
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Fighting Medicaid Fraud is Focus of Congressional Testimony
With the health care reform debate focused on containing costs, the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a March 4 hearing to discuss the government’s efforts to combat Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
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A Prescription For Pill Mills: The Broward County Grand Jury Report
Judy McKee, Acting Director, National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute
Earlier this month, after an intensive 14-month investigation, officials from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and local police agencies served a search warrant on three dispensing pain clinics in Lake Worth and West Palm Beach, Fla.
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Attorneys Generals Observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Communities throughout the nation will come together to honor and support victims of crime during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) held on April 18-24.
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March 2010 Gazette Cover

SAVE THE DATE

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: Louisville, KY

April 25, 2014
Louisville Metro Police Department, LMPD Training Academy
Contact: Judy McKee

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

NAGTRI/RWJF Public Health Fellowship Program

May 1 - 2, 2014
Washington, DC and New York City, NY
Contact: Jeanette Manning