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Study criticizes 'pay-to-play' AG practices

NOTE: The Mississippi Business Journal is following up with ATRA and will be interviewing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for a response. Visit msbusiness.com next week for more information. Actions Range from Seemingly “Pay-to-Play” to Good-Government Practices WASHINGTON — The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) has released a study documenting inappropriate uses of contracts between certain state attorneys general and ...

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Attorneys general resisting healthcare lawsuit

PHOENIX — Republican governors in two western states want to join in legal challenges to recent federal health care legislation, but each is meeting stiff resistance from the same obstacle: an attorney general from the rival party. Amid campaign-year jockeying, high-profile health-care disputes have erupted between the states’ top elected officials in both Arizona and Nevada. In Nevada, Democratic Attorney ...

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Arkansas AG becomes Republican target

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Conservatives have plenty of passion and anger to direct at Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel as they push for him to fight the new federal health care law. They just don’t have any leverage to see that he does it. McDaniel has emerged as the new target of Republicans opposed to the health care overhaul that ...

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LifeLock to pay $12M to settle claims

NEW YORK — LifeLock Inc., an identity theft protection company that backed its guarantees by putting its CEO’s social security number on the side of its trucks will pay $12 million to settle claims it misrepresented its services, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The State of Mississippi is involved in the settlement. LifeLock will pay $11 million to the ...

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