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Yost Secures $1.5 Million Settlement in Illegal Recycling Case

Baumann’s Recycling Center has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle an environmental lawsuit centered on an illegal landfill operated by the company for nearly a decade, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

3/21/2024

Ohio Leads Brief Supporting Federalism in Texas Border Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading a coalition of 22 attorneys general in urging a U.S. Appeals Court to uphold Texas’ right to enforce a state immigration law amid a challenge by the federal government.

3/21/2024

AG Yost Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Adopt Legal Test for Presidential Immunity

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and two other state attorneys general are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to establish a legal test for determining the limits of a “very broad” presidential immunity.

3/19/2024

Two Additional Men Sentenced to Prison For Shooting Death of Lorain Teenager

Two Lorain County men were sentenced to prison today for their roles in the 2019 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jessica Baker, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.

3/15/2024

Yost Challenges SEC’s Overstep of Authority on Climate Disclosure Rule

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading an effort to block the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from overstepping its authority by meddling in environmental policy.  

3/13/2024

Ohio Task Force Seeks Tips From Survivors of Alleged Multistate Human Trafficker

A suspected human trafficker accused of advertising sex in a dozen states is facing 17 felony charges following an investigation by the Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force.

3/13/2024

AG Yost Releases 2024 ‘Yellow Book,’ With New Section on Law Enforcement Records

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2024 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, which has been made more user-friendly and expanded to include a new chapter on law enforcement records.

3/11/2024

New Age-Progression Image Renews Hope in Search for Missing Columbus Man

The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation hopes to spark new leads in the 2006 disappearance of a central Ohio man with the release of a new image showing what he might look like today.  

3/7/2024

As Americans Mark National Consumer Protection Week, AG Yost Targets Deceitful Home-Improvement Contractors

Reinforcing his pledge to hold unscrupulous business owners accountable, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed six consumer-protection lawsuits in five counties against businesses accused of ripping off Ohioans who wanted to make home improvements.

3/5/2024

Attorney General Issues 2023 Concealed Carry Report

Attorney General Dave Yost today issued Ohio’s annual report on concealed handgun licensing, showing that a total of 90,582 permits were issued in the state in 2023.

3/1/2024
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