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April 24, 2019

'The Department of Education has actively dismantled federal regulation of for-profit colleges'

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller, along with 19 other state attorneys general, today submitted a statement for consideration during a joint field hearing of the U.S. House Education and Labor and Veterans Affairs Committees scheduled for this afternoon at 12:30 p.m. CST in El Cajon, California.   

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April 19, 2019

State has received more than $1.25 billion through agreement

DES MOINES – Tobacco companies involved in the 1998 landmark settlement have transferred about $49.5 million  to the state treasury for this year's payment.

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April 3, 2019

‘Fat burning’ ads were deceptive, attorney general alleges

DES MOINES — Iowans who purchased a deceptive weight-loss plan can receive refunds after Attorney General Tom Miller reached agreements with two chiropractors.

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April 2, 2019

 

Des Moines — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen are joining AARP Iowa for a statewide telephone town hall on April 10 at 10 a.m. that will focus on protecting Iowans' savings from scammers and fraudulent investment schemes.  Iowans are encouraged to participate in the telephone town hall and ask questions.

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April 1, 2019

Stacyville man can avoid part of sentence by beginning to clean up thousands of tires

A Mitchell County judge has sentenced a Stacyville man to 120 days in jail for repeatedly ignoring orders to clean up thousands of tires on his property and pay a fine.

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March 18, 2019

25 states oppose proposals backtracking on borrower protections

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to take immediate action to protect consumers from abuses in payday lending, vehicle title lending, and other types of high-cost exploitative consumer lending. Iowa is part of a coalition of 25 states filing comments with the bureau.

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March 15, 2019

Lawsuit alleges that sham rescue groups ship dogs out of state to circumvent puppy mill laws

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller filed a lawsuit Monday to shut down an alleged puppy-laundering ring, including dissolving two “pet rescue” non-profits accused of exporting designer dogs from Iowa to pet shops in other states.

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March 12, 2019

AGs' agreement with Dunkin’, Arby’s, Five Guys, and Little Caesars will drop provisions that harm workers

DES MOINES — Four national fast food franchisors will cease using “no-poach” agreements in a multistate settlement with a coalition of 14 attorneys general, including Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. The agreements restrict the right of fast-food workers to move from one franchise to another within the same restaurant chain. 

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March 5, 2019

TRACED Act would require providers to adopt technology to stop calls

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller urges the U.S. Senate to enact the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, legislation to curb illegal robocalls and spoofing.

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February 28, 2019

Quad Cities entities change names to avoid detection, lawsuit alleges

DES MOINES -- The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is asking a judge to shut down several Quad Cities-based advertising companies that are accused of continuing to defraud small businesses across the nation.

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