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Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation Celebrates A Century of Excellence and Advancement

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today congratulated the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation on 100 years of excellence in service for local law enforcement.

9/1/2021

States File Suit to Prevent Biden Administration from Overreaching by Unilaterally Changing Laws

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 17 other state attorneys general have filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration for inventing sweeping laws outside the process mandated by our Constitution.

8/31/2021

Jackson County Man Sentenced for Child Rape

An Ohio man who hid out on the West Coast to avoid justice after raping a 4-year-old has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

8/30/2021

Attorneys General Seek Confirmation Biden Administration Will Faithfully Defend Federal Immigration Statute

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost are leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general to ensure that the Biden Administration will faithfully defend a long-standing federal immigration statute that prohibits illegal re-entry.

8/26/2021

AG Yost Seeks Court Order to Stop Polluter from Damaging Vinton County Waterway

Ohio Attorney General Yost has filed a temporary restraining order to stop a sanitation company from further polluting Raccoon Creek in Vinton County by dumping an illegal amount of waste.

8/24/2021

Petition Certified for Proposed Statute to Expand Legal Marijuana in Ohio

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified a revised petition for a proposed statute that would add a chapter to the Ohio Revised Code to control and regulate cannabis use by adults.

8/20/2021

As Local Support Mounts, Ohio on Verge of $808 Million Deal with Opioid Distributors

Thanks to the extraordinary cooperation and swift action from Ohio’s city, county, township and village partners, the OneOhio opioid settlement agreement with the nation’s three largest distributors now has the backing of more than 96% of the state’s litigating population, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

8/17/2021

Local Government Inaction Puts $800 Million Opioid Settlement at Risk

With 86% of the state’s litigating political subdivisions having joined the OneOhio Opioid Settlement agreement, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today strongly urged the holdouts to avoid playing politics and get onboard.

8/13/2021

Attorney General Yost Seizes Randazzo's Assets to Preserve Them for Collection

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has taken another step toward ensuring that no one profits from bribery by obtaining a court order allowing to the seizure of up to $8 million in assets from Sam Randazzo, former chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

8/13/2021

Spurred by AG Yost’s Lawsuit, Census Bureau Releases Data to States

The U.S. Census Bureau today released population data needed for Ohio’s upcoming redistricting process after a lawsuit filed by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost compelled the bureau to produce it six weeks earlier than planned.

8/12/2021
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