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AG Yost Issues Statement on Campaign Finance-Foreign Nationals Bill

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the Campaign Finance-Foreign Nationals bill moving through the legislature:

5/30/2024

AG Yost and Allies Score Major Win for College Athletes

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a game-changing settlement with the National Collegiate Athletic Association in his lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s double transfer rule, which restricts college athletes’ ability to compete after transferring to another school.

5/30/2024

AG Yost Seeks En Banc Review

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost will seek review from the whole U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit after a divided three-member panel of the court ruled that the “Protecting Ohioans’ Constitutional Rights” proposed amendment and its summary should be sent to the Ballot Board.

5/30/2024

Attorney General Yost Issues Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2023 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report in recognition of National Missing Children’s Day, which occurs annually on May 25.
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5/24/2024

Senator Vance and Attorney General Yost React to East Palestine Train Derailment Federal Settlement

Senator JD Vance and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following joint statement to express their concern that the U.S. Department of Justice’s recently announced settlement with Norfolk Southern could severely undercompensate the people of East Palestine. The DOJ’s announcement comes before the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was allowed to complete its investigation into the circumstances leading up to the derailment and the decision-making process which resulted in the “vent and burn” of derailed tanker cars.

5/23/2024

AG Yost, Colleagues Accuse Live Nation, Ticketmaster of Illegally Monopolizing Live Entertainment Realm

Joined by the U.S. Department of Justice and a bipartisan coalition of his colleagues, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Ticketmaster, a Live Nation subsidiary, citing illegal monopolistic practices that have stifled competition and harmed consumers and businesses across the live entertainment industry.

5/23/2024

Additional Defendant Charged in Columbus Zoo Fraud Investigation

A former purchasing agent for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was charged this morning with grand theft and five other felonies, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.

5/23/2024

AG Yost Announces Sentencing in Coshocton County Gift-Card Counterfeiting Scheme

A Chinese citizen linked to a major gift-card counterfeiting operation that targeted Coshocton-area consumers has been sentenced to four to six years in prison for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

5/22/2024

Dayton Woman Indicted for $1.5 Million Theft from Medicaid Program

A Montgomery County woman, previously barred from serving as a Medicaid health care provider, has been indicted for yet again defrauding the Ohio Medicaid program, Ohio Attorney General Yost announced today.

5/17/2024

AG Yost Launches Virtual Reality Trainings for Ohio Law Enforcement

As part of the office’s commitment to advancing technology for peace officers, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the launch of a series of immersive virtual reality trainings for law enforcement statewide.

5/15/2024
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