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Michigan governor seeks $300 million for Flint water, Detroit schools

Snyder asked state lawmakers on Wednesday to provide more than $300 deal with the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint and to keep the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) from running out of also seeking $72 million annually over 10 years t
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25

[Missouri] Koster tobacco settlement faces hard sell in Legislature

Missouri’s attorney general says he hopes the lure of $50 million will be enough to convince legislators to go along... Under the agreement reached by Koster, the money would be restored if the GOP-led House and Senate tighten laws on the smaller cigarett
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 10, 2016 02:11

[Missouri] UPDATE: Koster reaches deal to restore $50 million from tobacco settlement

he's reached a deal with major tobacco manufacturers to restore $50 million in lost tobacco settlement proceeds to Missouri, but it is contingent on action from the legislature.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

[Idaho] Wasden tells lawmakers his office can handle major litigation, save the state money

Attorney General’s office ... continuing to defend the national tobacco settlement, on which significant litigation is anticipated in the next year
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39

[New York] Fitch Takes Various Actions on Tobacco Settlement ABS

The rating actions described below consider: Fitch's new U.S. Tobacco Settlement ABS Criteria dated Oct. 5, 2015, a deviation from that criteria, updated and clarified data, model refinements, and enhancements to Fitch's rating analysis, particularly as t
Business Wire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36

Fitch Maintains 14 New York Tobacco Settlement ABS Tranches on Rating Watch

in connection with an ongoing and comprehensive portfolio review of the entire Fitch-rated universe of tobacco bonds. Fitch has completed or nearly completed the review of transactions from other jurisdictions and will concentrate on the New York portfol
Business Wire
added Feb 2, 2016 23:46

[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40

Product Liability Group Of The Year: Motley Rice ($$)

Motley Rice LLC attorneys seized on their abilities in the courtroom and at the negotiating table to secure some big wins for plaintiffs in 2015, including a $100 million settlement with three major tobacco companies over...
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07

[New Jersey] NJ Broker Seeks Unpaid Commission In Tobacco Escrow Deal ($$)

A California private equity firm was hit Wednesday with a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court over an alleged failure to pay commission to a private mortgage broker as part of a $146 million purchase of tobacco escrow fund assets in 2010.
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Broken promise / Brownback proposes going back on agreement for tobacco settlement money

guess how much Kansas spends on tobacco prevention and cessation? Try 1.5 percent...any attempt to circumvent the CIF should be done with complete transparency and with an authentic conversation about what’s the right way to be responsible with the tobacc
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jan 20, 2016 03:18
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