DES MOINES, IOWA (November 30, 2021)  The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has wrapped up a six-year effort to address untested sexual-assault evidence kits throughout the state. The project has resulted in 1,606 kits tested, four criminal charges to date, and several improvements in the way kits are processed to benefit victims.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 18, 2021)  Attorney General Tom Miller has joined a nationwide investigation into Meta Platforms Inc., formerly known as Facebook, for providing and promoting Instagram to children and young adults despite knowing that such use is associated with physical- and mental-health harms.

Recipients of the 2021 Consumer Protection Hero Awards were recognized during a ceremony on Monday, November 15, in the Iowa Capitol Building. Pictured (l to r): Randy Meier, Carla Houston, Attorney General Tom Miller and Scott Kilmer.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 12, 2021) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller will honor five Iowans for their efforts to stop the abuse and fraud of their fellow community members during the inaugural Consumer Protection Hero recognition ceremony on November 15, 2021.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 9, 2021) — A Linn County judge has approved Attorney General Tom Miller’s request for a civil penalty and injunction against Abatement Specialties to resolve a 

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 25, 2021) Seventeen people lost their lives as a result of domestic violence in the first nine months of 2021. Eleven women, four men and two bystanders were killed as a result of these domestic-violence cases.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 13, 2021) — The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has signed an agreement with University of Iowa Health Care to develop a comprehensive, statewide opioid treatment program using $3.8 million in settlement funds.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 28, 2021) — The Iowa Attorney General’s office today announced that the Crime Victim Assistance Division received $12.76 million from the US Department of Justice to fund victim assistance and victim compensation programs in Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 21, 2021) — Hurricane season is in full force, bringing wide-spread storms and flooding to many areas of the United States. Flood waters not only wreak havoc on homes and property in the path of these powerful storms, but they also damage vehicles.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 2, 2021) — An arbitration panel Wednesday ruled unanimously that the State of Iowa “diligently enforced“ state laws against tobacco companies that did not sign the Master Settlement Agreement in 1998 between tobacco companies and 46 states, including Iowa, that was estimated to encompass more than $206 billion in the first 25 years.

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