Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,795 headlines found
[Texas] House sends increased Cig Fee-Tax-Depending-On-Who-You-Ask bill to governor | Trail Blazers Blog
A bill that got a lot of House resistance earlier this year - fee vs. tax, remember - has just come up on the House floor after the Senate carved out some restrictions for chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco and removed AG rule-making authority over the issue.
May 23, 2013 Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 24, 2013 11:10
The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld an attorney fee award of nearly $3 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an action for violation of the 1998 national tobacco settlement. Div. One held that San Diego Superior Court Judge Ronald
May 21, 2013 Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 22, 2013 19:56
The state's leading child advocacy group expressed renewed frustration Wednesday with Attorney General Derek Schmidt's shroud of secrecy over financial details of Kansas' latest haul from the national tobacco company settlement.
May 22, 2013 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 22, 2013 18:32
Pennsylvania Health Department launched a campaign called Young Lungs at Play. Using funds from the state's 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry, the program provides signs to communities adopting policies that ban smoking in parks and other places c
May 18, 2013 phillyBurbs.com
added May 18, 2013 22:47
Demand for additional manufacturing workers across Virginia’s former Tobacco Region will reach nearly 7,000 by 2017, according to a study paid for by the Virginia Tobacco Commission.
May 12, 2013 Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added May 13, 2013 14:22
the 15th anniversary of Minnesota’s tobacco settlement. Those of us involved in the trial will never forget it. In 1994, as Minnesota attorney general, I joined forces ... when I see an ad directing smokers to QUITPLAN or to dine in a smoke-free restaura
May 12, 2013 Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2013 03:05
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
May 10, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added May 11, 2013 13:00
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
May 10, 2013 Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added May 10, 2013 17:06
"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
May 7, 2013 Your News Now (YNN)
added May 8, 2013 06:48
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.
May 6, 2013 Bond Buyer Online
added May 7, 2013 07:32