DES MOINES, IOWA (February 10, 2023) — Attorney General Brenna Bird joined 24 other states in a lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) over a new federal rule requiring gun-owners to register their firearms with attached pistol-braces, or risk criminal penalties.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 6, 2023) — The Iowa District Court for Iowa County granted the State of Iowa’s motion for a temporary injunction and issued a consent order requiring the clean-up of hazardous waste from the C6-Zero facility in Marengo.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird led a bipartisan coalition of seven Attorneys-General urging the Biden Administration to follow the law and respond to the request of Governor Kim Reynolds and seven other Governors that the EPA issue regulations allowing the sale of year-round E15 ethanol gasoline in their States.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird joined Utah Attorney General Sean D Reyes and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a 25-state coalition lawsuit over a US Department of Labor rule which would affect the retirement accounts of hundreds of millions of Americans.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 26, 2023) — Subcommittees of the Iowa House and Senate both advanced a bill proposed by Attorney General Brenna Bird to increase the penalties on the distribution of drugs that lead to death.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 24, 2023) — Attorney General Brenna Bird has joined a multistate lawsuit against the Biden Administration, challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “parole” program that authorizes hundreds of thousands of aliens to illegally cross the United States’ border.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 24, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird has announced three new members to her team. AG Bird named David Faith for Deputy Attorney General for Agency Counsel, Ed Bull for Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Health and Human Services Section, and Press Secretary Alyssa Brouillet to serve in the Attorney General’s office.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 19, 2023) — The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has completed its review of the fatal shooting of a sixteen-year-old male, TJ, by three Des Moines police officers that occurred on December 26. In a report issued today, the office concluded that the officers “acted with legal justification” and that “no criminal charges are warranted.”