Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,858 headlines found
Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced the state has received its annual tobacco settlement payment of $59,124,916.31. The monetary sum is equal to the estimate Schmidt provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators.
May 9, 2016 Legal NewsLine
added May 9, 2016 22:04
The head of a Kansas advocacy group opposes a plan to sell off part of a tobacco lawsuit settlement. The annual payments from the settlement fund children’s programs. The proposal from Gov. Sam Brownback would sell off part of the payments in exchange f
Apr 22, 2016 KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Apr 22, 2016 19:33
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
Apr 4, 2016 New York Daily News
added Apr 4, 2016 23:35
A bill to allow the state to designate funds from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to Medicaid and other public health programs has cleared a state Senate committee...typically has spent most of the earnings on smoking cessation efforts and said Med
Feb 15, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2016 13:00
Subsequent governors have refinanced McGreevey's wasteful money grab... New Jersey government is pocketing all of that money, not spending a dime...New Jersey will have to spend more in the future to deal with the expensive effects of tobacco addiction,
Dec 30, 2015 The Press of Atlantic City
added Dec 30, 2015 23:19
The number of Florida high school kids who smoke has dropped to an all-time low, according to new data analyzing the impact of what states spend on smoking prevention-and-cessation programs.
Dec 17, 2015 Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2015 15:08
such as higher cigarette excise taxes, anti-smoking campaigns, higher retail prices, fewer places to legally smoke indoors and socioeconomic shifts. Meanwhile, pro-smokeless tobacco advocates point to the increasing popularity of electronic cigarettes and
Dec 9, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2015 20:12
National Report: North Dakota Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco / Tobacco Companies Spend $3 to Market Products for Every $1 North Dakota Spends on Prevention
North Dakota is the only state that currently funds tobacco prevention programs at the level recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to its top ranking, North Dakota has funded its tobacco prevention program at or
Dec 8, 2015 PR Newswire
added Dec 8, 2015 16:42
A legislative committee created to examine how Maine uses $50 million a year in tobacco settlement funding disbanded Monday with its mission unfinished because, according to lawmakers, Gov. Paul LePage’s administration did not cooperate.
Dec 1, 2015 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Dec 1, 2015 05:22
State lawmakers will continue their quest Tuesday to obtain a full accounting of how money is being spent in a $54 million state health program supported largely by tobacco settlement funds.
Oct 12, 2015 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 12, 2015 21:31