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AG Yost Pushes Back on Federal Education Overreach

Leading a coalition of 20 states, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the U.S. Secretary of Education’s most recent plan to cancel billions of dollars in student debt is nothing more than an egregious power grab that tramples all over the separation-of-powers doctrine.

4/6/2023

Ashtabula Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Raping Children

Stewart Stacy of Ashtabula County has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for parole for raping multiple children, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

4/6/2023

AG Yost Sues Columbus-Area Contractor for Cheating Homeowners Out of Over $125,000

Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a central Ohio home-remodeling company and its owner, who are accused of walking off with more than $125,000 in consumers’ money while failing to complete or, in some cases, even start the construction work.

4/6/2023

Summary of Petition to Amend Ohio’s Minimum Wage Accepted

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today accepted a petition seeking to amend Article II, Section 34a of the Ohio Constitution, which sets the state’s minimum-wage rate.

4/5/2023

AG Yost Sues Wapakoneta Construction Business for Swindling Consumers Out of $200,000

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Wapakoneta construction company and its owner for accepting roughly $200,000 in payments from clients who complained that work on pole barns and other buildings was never started, never finished or done improperly.

4/3/2023

Attorney General Dave Yost Issues Statement on Fallen Springfield Township Officer

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Springfield Township Police Officer Tim Unwin, who died in the line of duty early this morning:

3/31/2023

Former Butler County Auditor Sentenced in Corruption Case

Roger Reynolds, the former Butler County auditor, was sentenced in court today after being convicted in December on a felony count of unlawful interest in a public contract, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

3/31/2023

AG Yost Urges Ohio Elected Officials to Address Flaws in State’s Capital-Punishment System

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost used the release today of the “2022 Capital Crimes Report” to call on Ohio’s elected leaders to initiate a much-needed, long-overdue debate about our state’s broken capital-punishment system.

3/31/2023

AG Yost Secures Commitment from Norfolk Southern to Hire ‘Ohio’ as East Palestine Cleanup Continues

Under an agreement proposed by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Norfolk Southern has committed to hiring Ohio companies and Ohio workers to do all future repair and replacement work stemming from the Feb. 3 train derailment in East Palestine.

3/29/2023

AG Yost Honors Youngstown Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program Aimed at Reducing Youth Violence

Rayen Early College Middle School student Kane Pickard has a vision to help end youth violence – he strives to lead by example.

3/29/2023
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