DES MOINES, IOWA (June 2, 2020) ― After discussions with officials at the US Treasury, the Iowa Attorney General’s Office reports that several problems with Economic Impact Payment debit cards should be resolved.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 21, 2020) ― Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is joining a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general urging Congress to pass S3607, the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 19, 2020) — Attorney General Tom Miller and 33 other attorneys-general announced a settlement with Santander Consumer USA Inc that includes approximately $550 million in relief for consumers, with more loan-forgiveness expected.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 5, 2020) — Attorney General Tom Miller and a bipartisan group of attorneys-general from 10 other states urge the Department of Justice to pursue a federal investigation into suspected national price-fixing by meat-packers in the cattle industry.
DES MOINES, IOWA (April 30, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has filed five lawsuits this week in Black Hawk, Cerro Gordo, Delaware, and Des Moines counties over alleged violations of the “Iowa One Call” law.
Two of the lawsuits were resolved with defendants paying a civil penalty. In four of the cases, the defendants were alleged to have damaged underground natural-gas or water lines.
DES MOINES, IOWA (April 27, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has sued an Orange City man for alleged price-gouging, accusing him of charging excessive prices on more than 250 items on eBay, including toilet paper, paper towels, and disinfecting and sanitizing products.
DES MOINES, IOWA (April 22, 2020) — Tobacco companies involved in the 1998 landmark settlement have transferred about $49.4 million to the state treasury for this year's payment.
In the last 22 years, Iowa has received more than $1.3 billion in payments under the settlement. The state will continue to receive annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in perpetuity, based on the number of cigarettes sold in the United States. The MSA is the largest settlement in US history.
DES MOINES, IOWA (March 25, 2020) — Iowans who operated an alleged puppy laundering ring have agreed to dissolve their “pet rescue” non-profits, permanently cease deceptive operations, pay the state $60,000, and submit to other restrictions as part of a settlement with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.
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