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Iowa Attorney General

Current State AG
Brenna Bird (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2023

Brenna Bird was sworn in as the 34th Iowa Attorney General in January 2023. Prior to election, AG Bird served as the Guthrie County Attorney from 2018 to 2022, where she had been a prosecutor from 2016 to 2018. From 2010 to 2015, she worked as Governor Terry Branstad’s legal counsel, and prior to that she was U.S. Rep. Steve King’s counsel and chief of staff. She has also served as president of the Iowa County Attorney Association.

Brenna Bird was sworn in as the 34th Iowa Attorney General in January 2023. Prior to election, AG Bird served as the Guthrie County Attorney from 2018 to 2022, where she had been a prosecutor from 2016 to 2018. From 2010 to 2015, she worked as Governor Terry Branstad’s legal counsel, and prior to that she was U.S. Rep. Steve King’s counsel and chief of staff. She has also served as president of the Iowa County Attorney Association.

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The AG is an elected position in Iowa.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Iowa Attorney General News & Insights

Iowa AG Seeks Injunctions to Limit Environmental Damage following Explosion at Shingle Processing Facility

Iowa AG Brenna Bird filed a lawsuit against C6-Zero LLC and a related individual and entity (collectively, “C6-Zero”) seeking compliance with a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) order and state environmental laws following an explosion and fire at the company’s facility. According to the AG’s petition, testing in the wake of a December 2022 explosion…

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Iowa Settles with Centene for $44.4 Million over Medicaid Overbilling Allegations

Iowa AG Tom Miller announced a settlement with managed care company Centene Corp. in connection with allegations that the company, which operated as Iowa Total Care in the state, overbilled Iowa’s Medicaid program for pharmacy benefits and services.

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Teva and Allergan Reach Proposed Settlements Totaling $6.6 Billion over Opioid Allegations

A group of 8 AGs reached agreements with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Allergan Limited, as well as their respective affiliated entities, to resolve allegations regarding the companies’ roles in contributing to the nationwide opioid crisis. The Teva and Allergan settlements, the latest in a series of settlements between AGs and manufacturers, distributors, and retailers…

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