ANKENY, IOWA (May 9, 2023) — The Iowa Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Investigation and Identity Protection and Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird are warning the public to be aware of a fraudulent vehicle sales scam.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 18, 2023) — On Monday, April 17, Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the Biden Administration’s memorandum that has effectively created a new, burdensome cybersecurity rule. The new rule imposes significant costs on Iowans in small and rural public water systems.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 13, 2023) — The United States District Court for the District of North Dakota today granted a preliminary injunction, stopping the Biden Administration’s new Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule for Iowa and 23 other states. The WOTUS rule is now on hold in a majority of states.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 4, 2023) — Attorney General Brenna Bird joined 21 other states in a letter opposing the Biden Administration’s Department of Energy’s new regulations, which would prohibit gas stoves that do not meet the new environmental standards. This would ban the sales of over half of all currently available gas stoves.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 27, 2023) — Attorney General Brenna Bird has appointed Lanny Zieman as Consumer Advocate. In this role, he will lead the Consumer Advocate Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s Office, which is responsible for representing the interests of consumers and the public in utility-regulation proceedings before the Iowa Utilities Board and in court.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 21, 2023) — Attorney General Brenna Bird has released the top consumer complaints received by the Attorney General’s office in 2022. Last year, the Iowa Attorney General’s office received over 4,000 consumer complaints across more than thirty different industries.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 8, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird joined 46 states in an amicus brief Monday, requesting that TikTok Inc fully comply with a multistate investigation into whether the China-owned company violated consumer-protection laws.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 7, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird and Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers have taken another step to challenge the EPA’s illegally-delayed decision regarding the sale of year-round E15 gasoline. They sent an intent-to-sue letter to the EPA demanding that the EPA change the proposed rule to allow for E15 sales this summer.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 2, 2023) — The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument Tuesday in Nebraska v Biden, a multistate lawsuit Iowa joined challenging the Biden Administration’s executive order that would unlawfully cancel $430 billion in student-loan debt. Attorney General Brenna Bird traveled to Washington DC for Nebraska’s argument on behalf of the six states.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 17, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird helped lead a multistate lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its interpretation of “Waters of the United States.” The new rule modifies that definition to dramatically expand the power of the federal government.