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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackson contractor pleads guilty to embezzlementJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesd
Jackson contractor pleads guilty to embezzlement
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 hours ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday that a Jackson contractor has been sentenced to prison for taking a consumer’s money and failing to complete repairs on a home in Jackson. 59-year-old Larry Samuels,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Jackson contractor to go to prison for embezzlement(AP) - A Jackson contractor will go to prison for not repairing a home after ta
Jackson contractor to go to prison for embezzlement
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 hours ago
(AP) - A Jackson contractor will go to prison for not repairing a home after taking payment. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says in a statement Tuesday that Larry Samuels took advantage of a Jackson resident who simply wanted her home... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Jackson contractor to go to prison for embezzlement(AP) - A Jackson contractor will go to prison for not repairing a home after ta
Jackson contractor to go to prison for embezzlement
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 18 hours ago
(AP) - A Jackson contractor will go to prison for not repairing a home after taking payment. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says in a statement Tuesday that Larry Samuels took advantage of a Jackson resident who simply wanted her home... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
State agencies pondering cuts, layoffs with new budgetthe Legislature also appears to have cut off some agencies’ access to federal m
State agencies pondering cuts, layoffs with new budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
the Legislature also appears to have cut off some agencies’ access to federal money. A spokeswoman for Attorney General Jim Hood said the AG’s budget has been reduced by 18 percent for the coming fiscal year that starts July 1. “We have... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Pender: 2019 right around corner on political calendarsof the ticket, after last year’s Robert Gray the unknown truck driver debacle.
Pender: 2019 right around corner on political calendars
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
of the ticket, after last year’s Robert Gray the unknown truck driver debacle. All indications are that Attorney General Jim Hood, the “Last Democrat in Dixie” is at long last going to answer his party’s call to run for governor. Hood is an... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Treasurer Fitch warns bond bill spells trouble for credit ratingsaid Fitch in an interview that followed a letter she sent to Gov. Phil Bryant,
Treasurer Fitch warns bond bill spells trouble for credit rating
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
said Fitch in an interview that followed a letter she sent to Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Attorney General Jim Hood in which she said a review of the projects in the bond left her “shocked to see so many items included that could... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
State’s failure to refill prepaid college fund, tapping of abandoned property fund worry Treasurernot actually belong to the state in a strongly worded letter to Gov. Phil Bryan
State’s failure to refill prepaid college fund, tapping of abandoned property fund worry Treasurer
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
not actually belong to the state in a strongly worded letter to Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Attorney General Jim Hood. The letter criticized an “abuse of state bond authority” by legislators in framing the 2016 bond issue. Faced with... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lottery considered during 2016 session, only fantasy sports survivesof an event. You are judging your knowledge of players.” The legislation was n
Lottery considered during 2016 session, only fantasy sports survives
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of an event. You are judging your knowledge of players.” The legislation was needed because in January, Attorney General Jim Hood, like the attorneys general in several states, issued an opinion saying the playing of fantasy sports, which has... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Attorney: Miss. law could harm access to gay marriagemust file a statement with the state vital statistics registrar, who works for
Attorney: Miss. law could harm access to gay marriage
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
must file a statement with the state vital statistics registrar, who works for the Health Department. Attorney General Jim Hood received Kaplan's "letter and will respond to it at the appropriate time," said Rachael Ring, spokeswoman for the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Attorney raises legal questions over Mississippi’s “Religious Conscience” lawmust file a statement with the state vital statistics registrar, who works for
Attorney raises legal questions over Mississippi’s “Religious Conscience” law
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
must file a statement with the state vital statistics registrar, who works for the Health Department. Attorney General Jim Hood received Kaplan's "letter and will respond to it at the appropriate time," said Rachael Ring, spokeswoman for the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
2016 session a little of everything or nothingstarted with the House voting to throw out votes from the November general elec
2016 session a little of everything or nothing
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
started with the House voting to throw out votes from the November general election that both Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said should be counted under current state law. This allowed the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
LEGISLATURE 2016 highlightsfor vaccinations. Attorney general oversight commission — A House bill that wo
LEGISLATURE 2016 highlights
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
for vaccinations. Attorney general oversight commission — A House bill that would have required Attorney General Jim Hood to receive permission from an oversight commission to hire outside counsel when the cost will be over $250,000 did... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
2016's safest cities in MississippiHattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according
2016's safest cities in Mississippi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney General Jim Hood. A Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Accident stalls traffic on Hardy Street near 40th Avenue, left lane blockedHattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according
Accident stalls traffic on Hardy Street near 40th Avenue, left lane blocked
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney General Jim Hood. A Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
One injured in Hub City shootingHattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according
One injured in Hub City shooting
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney General Jim Hood. A Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Teen charged with sexual battery of a minorHattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according
Teen charged with sexual battery of a minor
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney General Jim Hood. A Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg bail bondsman faces felony embezzlement chargesA Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, accordin
Hattiesburg bail bondsman faces felony embezzlement charges
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
A Hattiesburg bail bondsman has been arrested on embezzlement charges, according to a press release Attorney General Jim Hood. Allen Humphrey, 56 of Hattiesburg, has been arrested for writing $875,000 in fraudulent bonds while working for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fallen law enforcement officers to be honoredJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississ
Fallen law enforcement officers to be honored
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississippi Chiefs of Police are joining together to remember fallen law enforcement officers. The 6th Annual Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officer's Candlelight Vigil is... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Fallen law enforcement officers to be honoredJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississ
Fallen law enforcement officers to be honored
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississippi Chiefs of Police are joining together to remember fallen law enforcement officers. The 6th Annual Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officer's Candlelight Vigil is... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fallen law enforcement officers to be honoredJACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood and the
Fallen law enforcement officers to be honored
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississippi Chiefs of Police are joining together to remember fallen law enforcement officers. The 6th Annual Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officer's Candlelight... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Man sentenced in 2013 shooting death of 15-year-oldby Judge Weill bringing this defendant to justice for the senseless murder of a
Man sentenced in 2013 shooting death of 15-year-old
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
by Judge Weill bringing this defendant to justice for the senseless murder of a 15-year-old girl,” said Attorney General Jim Hood. “Our thoughts and prayers remain with the victim’s family.” Read or Share this story: http://on.thec-l.com... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthyweek, Fitch said she wants the three-member state Bond Commission, including he
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthy
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
week, Fitch said she wants the three-member state Bond Commission, including herself, Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood, to scrutinize projects individually. Fitch wrote the letter to House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Jackson man sentenced in death of 15-old girlJackson man has been sentenced in the murder of a 15-year-old student at a Jack
Jackson man sentenced in death of 15-old girl
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
Jackson man has been sentenced in the murder of a 15-year-old student at a Jackson high school. Attorney General Jim Hood says Demonte Finch appeared Tuesday before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill Sr., and pleaded guilty to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Jackson man sentenced in death of 15-old girlJackson man has been sentenced in the murder of a 15-year-old student at a Jack
Jackson man sentenced in death of 15-old girl
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
Jackson man has been sentenced in the murder of a 15-year-old student at a Jackson high school. Attorney General Jim Hood says Demonte Finch appeared Tuesday before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill Sr., and pleaded guilty to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Governor makes second round of budget cutsbudget by $122.4 million. Unanticipated revenue, such as $66 million in lawsuit
Governor makes second round of budget cuts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
budget by $122.4 million. Unanticipated revenue, such as $66 million in lawsuit settlements garnered by Attorney General Jim Hood, has partially offset the sluggish collections. Despite the sluggish collections, the Legislature has passed a $415... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthyTuesday, said she wants the three-member state Bond Commission, including herse
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthy
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
Tuesday, said she wants the three-member state Bond Commission, including herself, Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood, to scrutinize projects individually. Fitch, a Republican, says some projects should be rejected. Republican... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthyTuesday, said she wants the three-member state Bond Commission, including herse
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthy
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 13 days ago
Tuesday, said she wants the three-member state Bond Commission, including herself, Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood, to scrutinize projects individually. Fitch, a Republican, says some projects should be rejected. Republican... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi attorney general tells legislators to 'start acting like leaders'Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is lashing out at state lawmakers for the
Mississippi attorney general tells legislators to 'start acting like leaders'
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is lashing out at state lawmakers for their funding choices this legislative session. The AG released an opinion piece Wednesday calling on legislators to "start acting like leaders" and stop passing "unneeded... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi attorney general tells legislators to 'start acting like leaders'Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is lashing out at state lawmakers for the
Mississippi attorney general tells legislators to 'start acting like leaders'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is lashing out at state lawmakers for their funding choices this legislative session. The AG released an opinion piece Wednesday calling on legislators to "start acting like leaders" and stop passing "unneeded... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Executioners and drug suppliers to be secret in Miss.lower court judge ruled for disclosure in March, but the information has remain
Executioners and drug suppliers to be secret in Miss.
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
lower court judge ruled for disclosure in March, but the information has remained secret during appeals. Attorney General Jim Hood has said prison employees have refused to work on the execution team because of fears about retaliation. He's also... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hood: Legislative leadership is being irresponsiblestate over those of a select few. Real leadership means serving the least among
Hood: Legislative leadership is being irresponsible
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
state over those of a select few. Real leadership means serving the least among us without expecting anything in return. Jim Hood is serving his fourth term as attorney general of Mississippi. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Legislature sweeps special funds to cover shortfalls“an underground economy” and said stopping it will provide $19 million a year i
Legislature sweeps special funds to cover shortfalls
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
“an underground economy” and said stopping it will provide $19 million a year in recurring revenue. Attorney General Jim Hood sent lawmakers a letter warning that the special fund measure could cost the state federal funding for "interagency... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
For Mississippi law, it's conscience vs. nondiscriminationbeliefs. "That right has to be protected, and sometimes it can result in an inc
For Mississippi law, it's conscience vs. nondiscrimination
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
beliefs. "That right has to be protected, and sometimes it can result in an inconvenience." Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, a Democrat, said he'll make "case-by-case" decisions on whether to defend the state against lawsuits, warning that... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Crime victims and advocates honored for improving lives of the injuredhave found the strength to come of out of such a dark and lonely situation," ad
Crime victims and advocates honored for improving lives of the injured
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 days ago
have found the strength to come of out of such a dark and lonely situation," added Bingham. During Attorney General Jim Hood's annual Mississippi Crime Victims' Rights Week awards presentation, those who make a difference in the lives of... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Hood Calls Lawsuit Allegations Falseconnections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unne
Hood Calls Lawsuit Allegations False
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 21 days ago
connections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unnecessary work. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a statement that New York attorney Bruce Bernstein last year "recanted" the accusations he made in the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Charlie Mitchell: New law does nothing, but hurt stateofficials and others that House Bill 1523 does not override federal law or cons
Charlie Mitchell: New law does nothing, but hurt state
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
officials and others that House Bill 1523 does not override federal law or constitutional rights,” said Attorney General Jim Hood. “If a person or government official violates a federal statute or constitutional provision, House Bill 1523 will... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Mississippi AG Unsure about Suing Googlehe'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet
Mississippi AG Unsure about Suing Google
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 21 days ago
he'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet giant for violating state law. Democrat Jim Hood said Monday that he will evaluate the current practices of the unit of Alphabet Inc., saying he hopes the Mountain... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi AG: Allegations in unsealed lawsuit were falseconnections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unne
Mississippi AG: Allegations in unsealed lawsuit were false
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
connections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unnecessary work. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a statement that New York attorney Bruce Bernstein last year "recanted" the accusations he made in the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Mississippi AG: Allegations in unsealed lawsuit were falseconnections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unne
Mississippi AG: Allegations in unsealed lawsuit were false
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 22 days ago
connections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unnecessary work. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a statement that New York attorney Bruce Bernstein last year "recanted" the accusations he made in the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi AG: Allegations in unsealed lawsuit were falseconnections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unne
Mississippi AG: Allegations in unsealed lawsuit were false
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
connections to attorney general's office employees received legal fees for unnecessary work. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a statement that New York attorney Bruce Bernstein last year "recanted" the accusations he made in the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi attorney general unsure if he'll sue Googlehe'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet
Mississippi attorney general unsure if he'll sue Google
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
he'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet giant for violating state law. Democrat Jim Hood said Monday that he will evaluate the current practices of the unit of Alphabet Inc., saying he hopes the Mountain... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi attorney general unsure if he'll sue Googlehe'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet
Mississippi attorney general unsure if he'll sue Google
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
he'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet giant for violating state law. Democrat Jim Hood said Monday that he will evaluate the current practices of the unit of Alphabet Inc., saying he hopes the Mountain... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Mississippi attorney general unsure if he'll sue Googlehe'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet
Mississippi attorney general unsure if he'll sue Google
The Record Searchlight / Posted 22 days ago
he'll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet giant for violating state law. Democrat Jim Hood said Monday that he will evaluate the current practices of the unit of Alphabet Inc., saying he hopes the Mountain... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Hood unsure if he’ll sue Googlehe’ll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet
Hood unsure if he’ll sue Google
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 22 days ago
he’ll go to court to force Google to comply with a subpoena or sue the Internet giant for violating state law. Democrat Jim Hood said Monday that he will evaluate the current practices of the unit of Alphabet Inc., saying he hopes the Mountain... Read more
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The Register
Google ads probe blowGoogle's attempt to shut down a probe by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood
Google ads probe blow
The Register / Posted 22 days ago
Google's attempt to shut down a probe by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has been blocked by a US appeals court. Hood, along with other state prosecutors, wanted to investigate whether or not Google was complying with a $500m settlement with... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Unsealed lawsuit alleges AG office kickback schemecould subject Mississippi and its agency MPERS in a negative light,” Neville wr
Unsealed lawsuit alleges AG office kickback scheme
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
could subject Mississippi and its agency MPERS in a negative light,” Neville wrote. In a statement, Attorney General Jim Hood said, “The allegations concerning the Office of Attorney General are untrue and we give them no merit. In fact, Mr.... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlie Mitchell: Mississippians will suffer from legislative hissy fitofficials and others that House Bill 1523 does not override federal law or cons
Charlie Mitchell: Mississippians will suffer from legislative hissy fit
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
officials and others that House Bill 1523 does not override federal law or constitutional rights," said Attorney General Jim Hood. "If a person or government official violates a federal statute or constitutional provision, House Bill 1523 will... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Attorney General to Resume Google Investigationjudge originally ruled that the unit of Alphabet Inc. didn't have to answer a s
Attorney General to Resume Google Investigation
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 23 days ago
judge originally ruled that the unit of Alphabet Inc. didn't have to answer a subpoena by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. The appeals court is also dissolving an injunction issued by the judge that had barred Hood from bringing any... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislators dealing with moving parts on budget, taxesofficial estimate if not for $66 million in one-time revenue primarily from the
Legislators dealing with moving parts on budget, taxes
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
official estimate if not for $66 million in one-time revenue primarily from the settlement of lawsuits by Attorney General Jim Hood, plus another $35.2 million Gov. Phil Bryant transferred from the rainy day fund to offset the sluggish... Read more
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PhysOrg
Appeals court rules Mississippi can resume Google inquiryT. Wingate ruled last year that the unit of Alphabet Inc. didn't have to answer
Appeals court rules Mississippi can resume Google inquiry
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
T. Wingate ruled last year that the unit of Alphabet Inc. didn't have to answer a subpoena by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. Hood began complaining in 2012 that Google wasn't doing enough to prevent people from breaking the law. In October... Read more
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