Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,834 headlines found
A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the conviction of Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, one of Mississippi's most prominent attorneys before going to prison on judicial corruption charges.
Apr 12, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33
The grant is provided at a time when more state legislatures, including North Carolina, are siphoning significant amounts of money dedicated to tobacco-prevention efforts from the 1998 landmark Master Settlement Agreement to their state general funds.
Apr 12, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 12, 2013 13:13
About $101 billion of municipal debt is backed by payments tobacco companies ... Less smoking means less money to repay debt, raising the risk of owning the securities, said Richard Larkin, director of credit analysis at Iselin, New Jersey-based Herbert
Apr 11, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Apr 12, 2013 00:38
Gov. Susana Martinez’s decision to strike down a proposed cash infusion into New Mexico’s tobacco settlement fund has left some anti-cancer advocates steamed. During this year’s legislative session, lawmakers voted to use the tobacco fund as a money sour
Apr 9, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 10, 2013 14:38
A tobacco company owned by a Yakama Nation tribal member must pay into an escrow account established under a 1998 settlement with big tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
Apr 8, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2013 02:15
California on Tuesday had little trouble selling $380 million in municipal bonds backed by revenue from tobacco companies, even as litigation deepens over a payment dispute related to the companies' lost market share.
Apr 2, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2013 19:40
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled in a split opinion that the state could not sue an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer to collect payments as a part of a 1998 settlement with the nation's largest tobacco manufacturers. The state of Tennessee sued NV Suma
Mar 29, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 18:34
An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Mar 30, 2013 Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 18:24
part of Gov. Pat McCrory's first spending proposal - a call to divert $65 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation to the state's general fund. ... Here's hoping that our delegation in the N.C. General Assembly - Sens. Buck Newton, Angela Bryant and Clar
Mar 21, 2013 Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Mar 30, 2013 15:19
Like nearly every one of the dozen or so kids who went on to college from my class at P.V.H.S., I paid for it with the $10,000 Nevada Millennium Scholarship, financed by Nevada's share of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
Mar 29, 2013 New York Times
added Mar 29, 2013 11:39