Jim Hood's office trumpeted a settlement with Microsoft that provided 5 million $12 vouchers to Mississippi residents. Regular readers won't be surprised that less than 2% of the coupons were redeemed. Contigent-fee attorneys walked away with $10 million, but Hood's office treats voters like idiots when it claims that this didn't cost taxpayers anything because Microsoft paid for the fees. I'm quoted in the Legal Newsline coverage.
Jim Hood's coupon settlement
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