Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,742 headlines found
In tough times, some worthy programs have to be trimmed. But many young smokers and their loved ones - as well as taxpayers who've historically subsidized the health care of ailing smokers - will pay dearly for those cuts. Lawmakers in Virginia, North C
Dec 26, 2012 Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Dec 26, 2012 00:23
“Since 2003, Nevada has received approximately $40 million in payments per year which would be at risk if a settlement was not reached,” said Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in a Dec. 19 statement. The agreement "will continue to provide f
Dec 23, 2012 Carson Now (Carson City, NV)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:53
Alabama stands to get more money from arbitration over disputed funds in the national tobacco settlement, and while the amount is a secret there are suggestions how to spend it.
Dec 22, 2012 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 23, 2012 14:03
Herbert J. Sims analyst Dick Larkin believes tobacco companies may be the big winners.
Dec 21, 2012 Bond Buyer Online
added Dec 24, 2012 10:52
Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday said funding to children's programs will be protected under a multistate legal agreement to settle disputed payments from several major tobacco companies.
Dec 21, 2012 Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 23, 2012 21:48
A recent deal with tobacco companies will distribute money to 17 states that has been tied up for years, but the funds may only provide short-term relief to underfunded tobacco bonds.
Dec 20, 2012 Reuters
added Dec 21, 2012 08:24
The state of Georgia will receive about $56 million next year and more payments in the future from a major settlement states reached with tobacco companies more than a decade ago.
Dec 20, 2012 Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 20, 2012 06:24
North Carolina’s General Fund will see a $100 million bounce in the wake of a settlement between 19 states and major cigarette makers over disputed MSA payments.
Dec 19, 2012 Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 20, 2012 14:53
Tobacco bonds issued by U.S. states are gaining after Philip Morris USA (PM) and other cigarette makers said they would distribute to 17 states $4 billion in payments previously withheld from a 1998 settlement.
Dec 19, 2012 Bloomberg News
added Dec 20, 2012 01:59
AUDIO: Georgia to Receive More Tobacco Settlement Money; Probably Won't Spend it on Stop Smoking Programs
But, as WABE’s Denis O’Hayer reports, the money probably won’t go to state programs to help people stop smoking.
Dec 19, 2012 WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Dec 20, 2012 01:30