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  • 10/5/2021

    Yesterday, Attorney General Doug Peterson joined a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general expressing strong support for the hearings being conducted by the U.S. Senate Committee addressing protection and safety of kids and teens using social media. 

  • 9/23/2021

    LINCOLN--The past year and a half have brought many changes for Nebraskans and for some, it means moving closer to family or moving to a where a new job takes them. Hiring a moving company is a big decision involving more than just money. It means finding a reputable company to get possessions from here to there on time, without damage, and at the agreed-upon price. 

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  • 7/23/2021

    The Attorney General yesterday announced two opioid settlements one with the nation's three major pharmaceutical distributors - AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal, and McKesson, and another settlement with Johnson & Johnson. The combined aggregate amount of the distributor and Johnson & Johnson settlements is approximately $26 Billion, inclusive of associated costs, fees, and expenses. These... read more

  • 7/21/2021

    Lincoln--Attorney General Doug Peterson today announced a historic $26 billion multistate agreement that will help bring desperately needed relief to people across the country who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – and Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured and... read more

  • 6/3/2021

    Today’s launch of a new page titled Buddy: A Digital Citizen on the Attorney General’s website serves as a welcome addition for young Nebraskans. 

  • 6/2/2021

    Puppy buying is at an all-time high.  As puppy buying rises, so do puppy scams.  If you’re looking for a new pet, here are some tips to keep in mind:

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