Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,763 headlines found
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration wants to redirect $120 million from a tobacco settlement account to help pay for college scholarships.
Mar 9, 2013 Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Mar 10, 2013 12:26
A state fund that pays for tobacco programs and cancer research is slowly losing money, and in the coming years state leaders will have to decide whether they will come up with a way to save the fund or let it fade away.
Mar 8, 2013 Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:11
New York needs to act. It can allow the penalty to rise with the passage of years, but it is unfair, without warning or grace period, to implement a penalty that could bankrupt Americans who bought Big Tobacco’s lie.
Mar 8, 2013 Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 8, 2013 13:05
Kentucky did well in directing half of the state’s share of the settlement funds from tobacco companies over the past decade to help farmers diversify their operations into non-tobacco areas, a state official said here Thursday.
Mar 8, 2013 Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 8, 2013 06:47
Commonwealth Court judge has ruled the Corbett administration has to spend tobacco settlement proceeds on health care programs for the working poor instead of moving the money into the state's general budget. Commonwealth Court Judge Dan Pellegrini on Mo
Mar 6, 2013 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 6, 2013 08:12
A portion of Pennsylvania's tobacco settlement proceeds must fund the defunct adultBasic health insurance program for lower-income adults or a similar plan, rather than be used to help balance the government budget or pay for teacher pensions, a judge ru
Mar 6, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2013 07:39
Illinois devotes only a sliver of that money — $12.7 million this year in the Land of Lincoln — for tobacco prevention and control to discourage people from smoking and helping them avoid the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death.
Feb 24, 2013 Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Feb 25, 2013 11:35
Of the $1 billion on TMSA payments receive by Oregon to date, NOT ONE PENNY has been spent on tobacco prevention.
Feb 23, 2013 Blue Oregon
added Feb 23, 2013 17:09
A statewide media campaign, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is urging Oregon lawmakers to dedicate tobacco settlement money toward tobacco prevention initiatives. Identifying $120 million in available funds from the historic 1998 tobacco set
Feb 22, 2013 The Lund Report
added Feb 23, 2013 19:55
The dispute stems from a $14.7 million investment of a tobacco industry settlement that the state made with Lehman Brothers in 2001. The state was supposed to get a 4.4 percent guaranteed return on the investment, but Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy
Feb 19, 2013 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 19, 2013 12:32