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October 13, 2021

Program aims to increase available opioid treatment through training of healthcare professionals

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.  

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September 28, 2021

Last year, 55,000 Iowans were helped by federal Victims of Crime Act grant funds

DES MOINES – The Iowa Attorney General’s office today announced that the Crime Victim Assistance Division received $12.76 million from the U.S. Department of Justice to fund victim assistance and victim compensation programs in Iowa. 

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September 23, 2021

Progress being made, but more must be done to stop scourge of robocalls 

DES MOINES - Attorney General Tom Miller, who has made fighting robocalls a top priority, today released an update on telecom companies’ progress in implementing the Anti-Robocall Principles he signed onto in 2019.  

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September 9, 2021

'Let’s not forget the overwhelming risk to public health'

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding the announcement today by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration:  

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September 2, 2021

Miller successfully fought big tobacco companies' attempts to reduce Iowa's payments under 1998 Master Settlement Agreement

(DES MOINES, Iowa) 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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August 27, 2021

Secretary Cardona extended the closed school discharge window to include an additional 115,000 borrowers 

DES MOINES -- Attorney General Tom Miller applauds the U.S. Department of Education's  announcement Thursday that it will extend closed school discharges, forgiving $1.1 billion in federal student loans for more than 115,000 students who attended now-defunct for-profit college, ITT Technical Institute.  

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July 21, 2021

Settlement money would go toward treatment, prevention

DES MOINES – Attorney General Tom Miller supports a historic $26 billion agreement that will help bring desperately needed relief to people across the country who are struggling with opioid addiction.

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July 19, 2021

Ramirez selected by 5C district judges

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller made the following statement:

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July 15, 2021

Salazar is well-equipped to meet the challenges of serving the role

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller today joined a bipartisan coalition of 30 attorneys general to urge the U.S. Senate to approve former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s nomination as U.S. ambassador to Mexico.

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July 8, 2021

Settlement will go toward opioid treatment, prevention  

DES MOINES – Attorney General Tom Miller announced a resolution of his lawsuit against Purdue Pharma that will require its owners, the Sackler family, to pay more than $4.3 billion for prevention, treatment and recovery efforts across the country. 

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