DES MOINES, IOWA (July 14, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller urged the Legislature to support a “red flag” law in Iowa to help reduce gun violence.

“This is a common-sense, scientifically-supported solution to a crisis,” AG Miller said. “No single solution will prevent shootings, but we must take advantage of tools that can be effective.”

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 30, 2022) — Elder abuse will become a specific criminal offense in Iowa for the first time on July 1.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 28, 2022) — Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood v Kim Reynolds, et al:

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 8, 2022) — Over the last ten years, Iowans have benefited from at least $178.67 million in restitution and other relief, thanks to settlements, judgments, and other actions taken by Attorney General Tom Miller’s office.

The total identified between 2012 and April 18, 2022, includes:

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 8, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller commends the US Department of Education’s actions to cancel $5.8 billion in student-loan balances for students who attended Corinthian Colleges, a defunct for-profit college chain.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 25, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has filed “Iowa One Call” lawsuits in Marion and Appanoose counties alleging contractors conducted illegal excavations, including one that led to the deaths of two people.

The cases were resolved with consent decrees, with civil penalties totaling $13,000. The defendants admitted to the violations and agreed not to violate the One Call law in the future.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 24, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a $19.2 million multistate settlement with Ford Motor Co regarding claims that Ford falsely advertised the real-world fuel economy of model year 2013–2014 C-Max hybrids and the payload-capacity of model year 2011–2014 Super Duty pick-up trucks.

Iowa will receive a $289,538 payment to its Consumer Education Fund from the settlement.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 23, 2022) — The Iowa Attorney General’s Office will host mobile offices and give presentations around the state this summer to assist Iowans with consumer protection issues, including providing information on how to spot and protect themselves from fraud.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 20, 2022) — Tobacco companies involved in the 1998 landmark settlement have transferred about $53.2 million to the state treasury for this year's payment.

In the last 24 years, Iowa has received $1.41 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 (April 8, 2022)  Twenty people lost their lives as a result of domestic violence in Iowa in 2021, marking the highest number of domestic violence-related deaths in the state in a decade, while three deaths have already occurred in the first three months of 2022.