Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,718 headlines found
[Louisiana] Treasurer opposes Jindal tobacco settlement sale proposal, criticizes as 'another gimmick'
Kennedy balked Wednesday at Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to sell the last piece of Louisiana's tobacco settlement for upfront cash to pay for Louisiana's free college tuition program called TOPS.
Mar 11, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 12, 2015 10:01
Mississippi House members are rejecting new restrictions against Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to file lawsuits or hire outside lawyers. The House voted 66-49 Wednesday to reject a House Bill 1201, which would require the governor, lieutenant gov
Feb 5, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2015 11:50
Barbour — who was a tobacco lobbyist in Washington during Mississippi's lawsuit against the industry — used the tobacco money to help prop up the state budget .... The payments ... are still being spent under the current Republican governor, Phil Bryant.
Feb 5, 2015 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 5, 2015 05:36
states have shortchanged the tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have proven effective....You would think that the personal and financial costs associated with smoking would make defeating such a public health enemy a priority. IIn Indiana, you
Jan 7, 2015 South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 7, 2015 16:01
In 2015, Nevada lawmakers have an opportunity to right these wrongs and, in doing so, save lives and save money by reducing the human suffering and financial toll of tobacco in our state.
Jan 3, 2015 Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 12:14
Knox County will get to spend $327,041 per year on tobacco use prevention. But that's a fraction of the money it could save, said Michael Thomas, program manager with Knox County Health Department. "Based on 2011 data, if we reduced the number of pregna
Dec 3, 2014 Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10
A refinance of Niagara County’s tobacco bonds was good news — but for investors, not taxpayers.
Oct 23, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:22
22nd Century Group recently announced that it became a signatory of the historic U.S. Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), entered the cannabis space, and completed a $10 million private placement. Additionally, the Company has made great strides in its As
Oct 15, 2014 Business Wire
added Oct 15, 2014 15:35
All of the proceeds from the tobacco settlement bonds went to help pay down the state Teachers Retirement System's unfunded liability. All of the money received each year from the settlement goes toward paying off those bonds. Annual tax revenues go to t
Sep 13, 2014 Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 17:40
A Virginia commission that invests money from a national tobacco settlement gave $21 million to an economic development group and a telephone cooperative run by family members of the commission’s powerful chairman, according to a review of grants by The
Sep 1, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02