Attorney General Tom Miller

Iowa joins lawsuit accusing Google of anti-competitive practices

BY: - July 8, 2021

Iowa is among 36 states suing Google over allegations the tech firm is operating a monopoly with its app store and Google Billing. In the Midwest, Minnesota, Missouri, and South Dakota also are involved with the lawsuit, Utah v. Google. The states claim Google paid off competitors and used contracts to create a monopoly for […]

Instagram for kids? Iowa attorney general urges Facebook to abandon app development

BY: - May 11, 2021

Attorneys general from 44 states, including Iowa, say an Instagram app for children could lead to cyberbullying, mental distress and body-image issues. The bipartisan group of attorneys general sent a letter Monday to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to abandon development of a kid-friendly Instagram platform. Zuckerberg announced in March that the company intended […]

Iowa attorney general: Watch out for fake COVID vaccine cards

BY: - April 19, 2021

Scofflaws are producing fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller warned Monday. “If you see these cards for sale (online), we urge you to report them to us or other authorities,” Miller said in a statement. “This is fraud, and it puts people at risk.” In early April, Miller joined a bipartisan group […]

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Attorney general denies approving experiments on Glenwood residents

BY: - December 4, 2020

The Iowa attorney general’s office is denying allegations that it approved or was involved in plans to conduct sexual-arousal experiments on the mentally disabled residents of a state-run care facility. In a lawsuit filed by former employees of the Glenwood Resource Center, the six individuals allege they were ousted in retaliation for the concerns they […]

Iowa attorney general sues Nebraska firm over stem cell claims

BY: - July 16, 2020

Attorney General Tom Miller has sued an Omaha-based stem cell therapy center, saying it has misrepresented the benefits of the procedures. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Polk County District Court, Miller alleges that Regenerative Medicine and Anti-Aging Institutes of Omaha claimed in extensive advertising and 90 events in Iowa that the therapy could reverse […]

Iowa AG announces more help with coronavirus stimulus debit cards

BY: - June 2, 2020

The Iowa Attorney General’s office said Tuesday that after discussions with the U.S. Treasury Department, the federal agency has resolved several problems with the pre-paid debit cards it used to distribute coronavirus stimulus payments. The federal government is using Economic Impact Payment (EIP) cards from MetaBank to distribute coronavirus relief payments of up to $1,200 […]

Coronavirus in Iowa: News roundup

BY: - March 11, 2020

Governor’s office reports 14th Iowa coronavirus case Gov. Kim Reynolds’ office on Wedneday reported a 14th case of coronavirus in the state, just one more than was reported on Tuesday. An additional 21 tests were negative. The newest case is an adult between 61 and 80 years old from Johnson County, who was part of […]

AG praises choice of ex-governor to review Purdue Pharma

BY: - February 24, 2020

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller praised Purdue Pharma’s choice of former Democratic Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as a company monitor. Miller, also a Democrat, sued the company last year over its handling of OxyContin. Vilsack served as U.S. agriculture secretary under President Barack Obama and currently is president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export […]