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[New York] Kaminisky ad hits McGrath on tobacco settlement fees

With two weeks to go until a crucial state Senate special election in Nassau County, Democrat Todd Kaminsky's campaign's latest ad hits Chris McGrath over the fees his law firm received for its work on the early 2000s settlement agreement between states
New York Daily News
added Apr 4, 2016 23:35
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[Canada] Redford ethics investigation costing Alberta $160,000

Alberta spent $160,000 for an independent review of a 2013 ethics investigation that cleared Alison Redford of wrongdoing for her role in how the province's $10-billion Big Tobacco lawsuit was awarded.
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Feb 13, 2016 05:36
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[Canada] Details of tobacco deal not worth risking case against big tobacco, Redford says

Premier Alison Redford said Wednesday she will not order the terms of a tobacco litigation contract to be released because disclosing the information could harm the interests of Albertans in the fight against the tobacco industry.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 17, 2012 14:47
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[Canada] VIDEO: Opposition won’t give up

However, even though the Speaker has let Redford off the hook, the opposition isn’t accepting it. “Apparently black is white and the sky is green. I didn’t know this until now, but apparently, according to Mr. Zwozdesky that is the case and we’re going to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 5, 2012 04:32
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[Canada] Simons: A lot of smoke over Redford’s involvement in tobacco lawsuit, but where’s the fire?

If she and her government truly believe that hiring this law firm was the right decision for Albertans, made for the right reasons, let them defend their choice, openly and publicly instead of hiding from critics in a fog of fine print.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 1, 2012 13:09
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[Canada] Firm hired for tobacco lawsuit has connections to Redford

The Tory government faces questions of political patronage after it was revealed Thursday the province’s $10-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry is being partially managed by a Calgary firm whose partners include Premier Alison Redford’s ex-husba
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jun 1, 2012 03:34
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak wants to delay trial while Supreme Court reviews law used to charge him

A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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[Illinois] Feds: Man threatened to make Vrdolyak’s secret deal ‘front page news’

It’s not clear how much money Vrdolyak made from the tobacco settlement. Federal prosecutors told a judge in 2010 that he “has a guaranteed income stream of $260,000 per year . . . until 2023 from tobacco-related litigation.” And Bhachu wrote that Vrdoly
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2017 03:21
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak lawyers: Indictment ‘deceptive, irrelevant and sinister’

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
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