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Alaska Attorney General to Host the National Association of Attorneys General in Anchorage

June 18, 2012

Anchorage, Alaska – State attorneys general from across the country will assemble in Anchorage this week for a meeting hosted by Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty. The top legal officials from many states will be here for the summer meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).  Participants will attend panels and presentations on topics that include strategies to combat human trafficking, the court challenges to the federal healthcare act, and public policy considerations of hydraulic fracturing.

"Alaska is privileged to host NAAG’s annual summer meeting.  I look forward to discussing with other attorneys general some of the challenges and opportunities that our states currently face. I am also eager to show them Alaska’s wild beauty and frontier spirit," Attorney General Michael Geraghty said.

NAAG was established in 1907 to provide a forum for discussion among the state attorneys general and to assist them in fulfilling their duties. NAAG holds three meetings annually at different locations.

Governor Sean Parnell will kick off the summer meeting with opening remarks in Anchorage on Tuesday, June 19.

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