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Yost, 8 Colleagues Urge Congress to Abandon Work on Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act During Lame-Duck Session

A recent court ruling declaring the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) unconstitutional has prompted Attorney General Dave Yost and 8 colleagues to urge Congress to abandon any planned changes to the law – aside from repealing it – during the current lame-duck session.


Elyria Man Sentenced to Prison for Murdering Former Foster Brother

A 30-year-old Elyria man who tracked down and killed a man who once shared the same foster family has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost’s Google Lawsuit Trial Date Set for 2024

The trial in Ohio’s lawsuit against Google Search is scheduled to begin on May 14, 2024, in Delaware County Common Pleas Court, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Petition Seeking to End Qualified Immunity for Employees of Political Subdivisions Rejected Over Summary

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary of a petition seeking to amend Section 2744.03 of the Ohio Revised Code to end qualified immunity in Ohio for employees of political subdivisions.


Former Wapakoneta Utility Clerk Indicted on 15 Felony Counts for Her Abuse of Power in Office

(WAPAKONETA, Ohio) — Following an investigation led by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Auglaize County Prosecutor Edwin A. Pierce today jointly announced that a grand jury has indicted Christine Ann Steinke on 15 felony charges related to the theft of more than $150,000 from the city of Wapakoneta.


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Statement on George Wagner IV’s Guilty Verdicts

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) —  Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding George Wagner IV’s case in Pike County following this evening’s guilty verdicts:


AG Yost Kicks Off Third Year of ‘Do the Write Thing’ in Springfield

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addressed students in the Springfield City School District today as the district ushered in another year of “Do the Write Thing,” a national program that asks middle-schoolers to explain how youth violence affects them and to share ideas about how to stop it.


Yost Sues Warner Bros. Discovery for Securities Violations That Led to Big Losses for Two State Pension Funds

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a motion asking to be appointed lead plaintiff in a securities class-action lawsuit claiming that Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) deliberately misled investors during the merger of WarnerMedia and Discovery Inc., fueling $25.5 million in losses for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and the State Teachers Retirement System.


AG Yost Offers Tips to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

Just in time for Black Friday, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has some helpful tips for consumers to avoid potential scams while gearing up for the holiday shopping season.  


AG Yost Decks Home-Improvement Contractors with Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a central Ohio home landscaping contractor and his partners for allegedly swindling more than $130,000 from homeowners who made payments for decks that were never built.

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