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As President of NAAG, Attorney General Van Hollen will host a two-day summit in Milwaukee beginning Tuesday, September 17


MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is proud to welcome to the City of Milwaukee State Attorneys General from around the nation for his National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Presidential Summit, “America’s Promise:  Keeping Our Kids Safe,” which runs September 17-18 at The Pfister Hotel.  An agenda is available here.


“Child safety is, and has always been, one of my top priorities,” Attorney General Van Hollen said.  “This Summit will bring together a unique group of experts to offer all of us potential solutions to the many common problems we face as Attorneys General and professionals who work in criminal justice.  I look forward to sharing the many things Wisconsin has to offer with my colleagues nationwide and leaving with new ideas and tools for improving public safety.”


The conference, which will feature leaders and experts from around the country, includes sessions on the following:


• “Lessons Learned” from School Shootings
• Private/Public Partnerships
• Current Issues in Drug Abuse
• Sex Trafficking of Children and Internet Crimes Against Children


Any media wishing to cover parts of the summit should contact Dana Brueck at 608-266-1221, or


During the annual summer meeting of NAAG, Van Hollen was formally elected by his nationwide peers to be the NAAG President.  In 2011, Attorney General Van Hollen’s peers elected him to the office of Vice President of NAAG.


About NAAG

NAAG’s mission is: "To facilitate interaction among Attorneys General as peers and to facilitate the enhanced performance of Attorneys General and their staffs." NAAG fosters an environment of "cooperative leadership," helping Attorneys General respond effectively - individually and collectively - to emerging state and federal issues.  The Association fosters interstate cooperation on legal and law enforcement issues, conducts policy research and analysis of issues, conducts training, and facilitates communication between the states’ chief legal officers and all levels of government.  To learn more, visit