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Thursday, December 5, 2019

State of Iowa

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  • Iowa Attorney General's Office reports nearly 20 percent increase in consumer complaints for 2018

    The State of Iowa has reported a nearly 20 percent increase in consumer complaints in 2018, especially those relating to cars, home improvement and "imposter scams," according to the state's Attorney General's Office.

  • Federal government and Iowa, Mississippi and Montana say DuPont-Dow merger violates Clayton Act

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The federal government and several states are suing The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, alleging the proposed merger between the two companies would violate federal law.

  • N.Y. AG announces settlement with Guardian Industries

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the deal will resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.

  • Iowa AG warns consumers about scammers using office's logo

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) -- Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller warned consumers Tuesday about an unsolicited email purportedly sent from his office notifying recipients that they received a credit card with a large balance.

  • Iowa judge assesses $60K penalty against non-profit

    Miller CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Friday that a $60,000 civil penalty has been assessed against Affordable Housing Network Inc. for multiple asbestos-related violations during a 2009-2010 renovation.

  • Iowa AG settles water suit with city

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Monday that the city of Dubuque, Iowa, has agreed to a settlement over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

  • Fertilizer producer settles air violations

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a settlement with a nitrogen fertilizer producer on Wednesday over alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.

  • Iowa, hog farm reach agreement

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Wednesday that he has obtained a consent degree with a hog production facility company.

  • Iowa AG settles with Calif. company

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Monday that he has reached an agreement with a deed supply company that allegedly falsely alerted homeowners that they needed to purchase a deed.

  • Iowa SC orders KFC to pay up

    Appel DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that popular fried chicken chain KFC must render nearly $285,000 in unpaid corporate income taxes.

  • Iowa AG settles with marketing company

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Wednesday that a marketing company has agreed to change its practices after allegedly violating the Iowa Consumer Fraud Act.

  • Iowa plant fined $1 million for air pollution violations

    Tom Miller (D) KEOKUK, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has announced that a Keokuk, Iowa corn wet milling facility will pay a $1 million environmental civil penalty for air pollution violations.

  • Miller reaches agreement with Tyson Foods

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - The State of Iowa and Tyson Foods, Inc., have reached an agreement ensuring the poultry company can continue operations in the state, according to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.

  • Iowa AG seeks to block Carter Lake casino project

    Tom Miller (D) DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline)-Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller on Friday asked a federal judge to overturn a federal regulatory decision that would allow the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska to build a $250 million casino in Carter Lake.

  • Iowa companies must obey when AG's gumshoes call, SC rules

    Chief Justice Marsha K. Ternus DES MOINES -- Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller isn't infringing on a business's due process rights when he makes demands as part of a civil investigation, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.

  • AG's countersuit to state lottery class action needs 900 more

    Tom Miller The controversial collapse a year ago of a contentious arrangement between private operators and the Iowa Lottery is still keeping Hawkeye State attorneys busy.