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Yost Leads Bipartisan Appeal to FTC to Protect Against Phone-Related Scams

With the bipartisan backing of other state attorneys general, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today co-sponsored separate letters to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging greater protections against phone scams and stricter record-keeping requirements to hold telemarketers accountable.

8/3/2022

Attorney General Yost Announces the Formation of National Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force

Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Ohio has teamed with Indiana, North Carolina and 47 other attorneys general in forming a national Anti‑Robocall Litigation Task Force to investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for bringing most of the overseas-based robocalls into the United States.

8/2/2022

AG Yost's Statement on the Passage of the CHIPS Act

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the CHIPS Act clearing Congress:

7/28/2022

Ohio Selected as Lead Plaintiff in Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook

A federal judge in California yesterday agreed to consolidate a series of lawsuits against Facebook and appointed Ohio the lead plaintiff in the securities class-action case against the social-media giant. Attorney General Yost will lead the class action on behalf of Ohio and any other affected investors.

7/28/2022

AG Yost Sues Biden Administration for Threatening to Withhold Nutrition Assistance for Schools

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is pushing back on the Biden administration’s policy updates that compel schools receiving federal nutritional assistance and other funding subject to Title IX to adopt detrimental and onerous gender identity policies or risk losing that financial support.

7/26/2022

Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on Slain Clark County Sheriff's Deputy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew Yates, who was killed Sunday afternoon during a police response in Harmony, Ohio:

7/25/2022

AG Yost's Most Recent Drug Dropoff Day Brings in 298 Pounds of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s third Drug Dropoff Day – held recently in Trumbull and Mahoning counties – yielded 298 pounds of unused or expired prescription medications, ensuring that these drugs can do no harm to Ohioans or the environment.
 

7/21/2022

Investigative Documents Released for I-71 Shooting

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — A Delaware County grand jury declined to indict law enforcement officers in the shooting of Jonathan Myers, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.
 

7/20/2022

Ohio Attorney General's Office Issues Legal Explainer Regarding Heartbeat Law

The Ohio Attorney General's Office issued the following legal explainer regarding exemptions to Ohio's Heartbeat Law: 

7/14/2022

AG Yost’s Statement on Arrest of Man Who Raped 10-Year-Old Ohio Girl

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding Columbus Police Department's arrest of the rapist that impregnated a 10-year-old victim. 

7/13/2022
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