WASHINGTON DC (June 12, 2024) — The Animal Legal Defense Fund has urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to investigate and revoke Subject Enterprise’s carrier license for mishandling animals, resulting in their injury and death. Subject Enterprise is the exclusive transporter of JAKS Puppies, a notorious Iowa “puppy mill” broker owned by Jolyn Noethe and Kimberly Dolphin. Puppy mills are large commercial dog-breeding facilities that mass-produce animals for sale.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 16, 2024) — The Illinois Freedom Alliance has released an update on their plans to move forward after their original lawsuit against Amendment One was dismissed.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 22, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird has announced she has reached a settlement agreement with Tobacco Manufacturers that will result in the State of Iowa receiving extra payments of more than $171 million over the next six years. The State is now expected to receive approximately $136 million additional payments in April 2024 and the remaining amounts annually from 2025 to 2029.

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY (August 8, 2023) — The founder of Papa John’s International Inc, John Schnatter, celebrated a major victory today in his ongoing lawsuit against Laundry Service, the ad firm that leaked deceptively-edited content from a private training call to the media to intentionally damage Schnatter and Papa John’s, according to the complaint by the iconic founder.

WASHINGTON DC (July 13, 2023) — In a six-to-three opinion, the US Supreme Court has affirmed the rights of citizens to challenge electoral power grabs and gerrymandering in the state courts.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 23, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird joined 48 other states in a lawsuit against Avid Telecom, its owner, and its chief officers for facilitating billions of illegal robocalls to millions of Americans.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 13, 2023) — April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt joined forces on Wednesday, April 12, to raise awareness for this horrible crime. The duo also promoted Iowa’s address confidentiality program, Safe at Home, and resources available for survivors across the state.

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.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 17, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has reached an agreement in principle with Endo International PLC and its lenders that would provide up to $450 million to participating states and local governments, ban promotion of Endo’s opioids, and require Endo to turn over millions of documents related to its role in the opioid crisis for publication in a public online archive.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 28, 2022) — The Crime Victim’s Assistance Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s Office is now offering a free, online, three-hour training on sexual-assault topics for Iowa medical providers of all levels.