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[Kansas] Kan. AG defends not releasing tobacco funds report

The Kansas attorney general's office says it will release information about the state's share of tobacco settlement funds in a timely manner if it can do so legally. Spokesman Don Brown said Friday that Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office still is de
AP - Associated Press
added May 11, 2013 13:00
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Kansas Action for Children files lawsuit against Attorney General Derek Schmidt over settlement records

A child advocacy group filed a lawsuit on Friday against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, alleging that Schmidt's office has violated the state law that requires the disclosure of public records. Kansas Action for Children is seeking information on
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added May 10, 2013 17:06
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[Texas] Bill on cigarette tax burns its way through State House

"What this bill is about is one thing; do you sell cigarettes in this state? If you do then you should pay the same fee that everybody else pays," he said. Anesh Patel of The Smoke Shack in East Austin says no matter the tax, it won’t affect customer fl
Your News Now (YNN)
added May 8, 2013 06:48
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Underwriters, Structure Picked For Louisiana s $823 Million Tobacco Refunding ($$)

Citi will serve as senior underwriter on Louisiana's $823 million restructuring of tobacco settlement revenue bonds, with up to $100 million of upfront savings.
Bond Buyer Online
added May 7, 2013 07:32
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[Texas] Big Tobacco Beats Small Tobacco on Tax Vote

State Rep. John Otto's House Bill 3536 would charge these small companies 2.75 cents for each cigarette (or .09 ounces of tobacco) sold, used, consumed or distributed in Texas during 2013. The comptroller would compute the rate in subsequent years. "The
The Texas Tribune
added May 6, 2013 19:51
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[New Hampshire] NH revenues $48M above projections in April due to business tax receipts, tobacco settlement

April revenue collections were $48 million above projections with $18 million from business taxes and $21 million from a settlement of litigation with tobacco manufacturers. The state also counted $6 million from a lawsuit over gasoline additive, MTBE.
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 23:00
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Dan Carpenter: Tobacco industry pours it on while Indiana cuts back

Today, Feldman uses different terms ... Like irresponsible. Pitiful. ... "We have over $500 million available from tobacco taxes and the settlement money each year, and we are spending less than one percent," he said after the Indiana General Assembly cut
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 30, 2013 20:49
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[Texas] Gregg County awards tobacco funds to nonprofit groups

Gregg County commissioners on Monday divvied up $20,000 among eight nonprofit groups from interest on a $2.8 million fund set aside for health care projects. ... Caring and Sharing, supplying hygiene tools and information on tobacco dangers to poor peopl
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Apr 30, 2013 11:35
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[California] RJ Reynolds Can't Erase Calif.'s $3M Fee Award In Ad Row ($$)

California appeals court on Friday upheld a $2.9 million award for the state’s attorney fees in litigation over tobacco advertisements, rejecting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s argument the award was undeserved because the issue on which the state prevailed
Law360
added Apr 29, 2013 18:37
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[North Carolina] NC gets $211 million from tobacco companies after dispute is settled

The payment came after North Carolina and 19 other states reached an agreement that resolved a 10-year dispute over payments to be made under the landmark 1998 master settlement agreement with tobacco companies.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 29, 2013 00:35
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