DES MOINES, IOWA (August 11, 2020) — Attorney General Tom Miller advised Iowans cleaning up from Monday's storm to beware of the potential for scams.

“Contractors we call ‘storm chasers’ head to these areas to convince storm victims to hire them on the spot for cleanup and repair work,” AG Miller said. “Homeowners must be prepared for these contractors’ pitches and promises."

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 11, 2020) — The Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) and the Iowa Judicial Branch have collaborated on a checklist of COVID-19 protective measures so members of the public and state and county employees can safely return to Iowa’s courthouses. The checklist addresses signage, personal protective equipment, social-distancing, and cleaning.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 18, 2020) — VanDerGinst Law PC today announces that attorney Dustin Gomez has joined the firm. Mr Gomez attended Drake University Law School and served as Assistant County Attorney at the Webster County Attorney’s Office in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He has also worked in Black Hawk and Dubuque County Attorney’s offices.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 5, 2020) — Attorney General Tom Miller and a bipartisan group of attorneys-general from 10 other states urge the Department of Justice to pursue a federal investigation into suspected national price-fixing by meat-packers in the cattle industry.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 30, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has filed five lawsuits this week in Black Hawk, Cerro Gordo, Delaware, and Des Moines counties over alleged violations of the “Iowa One Call” law.

Two of the lawsuits were resolved with defendants paying a civil penalty. In four of the cases, the defendants were alleged to have damaged underground natural-gas or water lines.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 27, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has sued an Orange City man for alleged price-gouging, accusing him of charging excessive prices on more than 250 items on eBay, including toilet paper, paper towels, and disinfecting and sanitizing products.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 23, 2020) — In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Attorney General Tom Miller and a bipartisan coalition of 34 attorneys-general recommended actions to help homeowners in letters sent Thursday to the Federal Housing Finance Administration and the Department of Housing a

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 22, 2020) — Tobacco companies involved in the 1998 landmark settlement have transferred about $49.4 million to the state treasury for this year's payment.

In the last 22 years, Iowa has received more than $1.3 billion in payments under the settlement. The state will continue to receive annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in perpetuity, based on the number of cigarettes sold in the United States. The MSA is the largest settlement in US history.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 20, 2020) ― A Milwaukee real-estate company has agreed to pay $75,000 to the state of Iowa and admitted it violated asbestos regulations at a former Maytag building in Newton.