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Petition Summary Certified for Proposed Constitutional Amendment Regarding Reproductive Rights

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified the summary of a petition entitled “The Right to Reproductive Freedom with Protections for Health and Safety.”  The amendment would add a Section 22 to Article 1 of the state constitution.   

3/2/2023

Attorney General Issues 2022 Concealed Carry Report

Attorney General Dave Yost today issued Ohio’s annual report on concealed handgun licensing, showing that a total of 89,782 permits were issued in the state in 2022.

3/1/2023

Ohio AG Yost and Mount Carmel Health System Launch Statewide Training to Combat Human Trafficking

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Mount Carmel Health System President/CEO Lorraine Lutton today announced a new training initiative for Ohio health-care professionals to help identify survivors of human trafficking in health-care settings.

3/1/2023

Two Central Ohio Caretakers Sentenced for Felonies

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the resolution of two criminal cases in central Ohio that were investigated by his office.

2/28/2023

AG Yost and his Colleagues Call on Congress to Force National Human Trafficking Hotline to Meet its Promises

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 35 other attorneys general sent a letter this week to congressional leaders informing them of their grave concerns about the National Human Trafficking Hotline and asking them to help improve the critical joint federal-state effort to end trafficking.

2/28/2023

AG Yost’s Most Recent Drug Dropoff Day Brings in 224 Pounds of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s fourth Drug Dropoff Day – held Saturday in Hamilton county – yielded 224 pounds of unused or expired prescription medications, ensuring that these drugs can do no harm to Ohioans or the environment. 

2/28/2023

Cold Case Investigations Identify John Does in Mahoning and Fayette Counties

Old-fashioned detective work, modern DNA technology, and a serendipitous tip that was offered in one case but proved vital in another case have led to the identification of two John Does in northeast and central Ohio, Attorney General Dave Yost announced this afternoon.

2/27/2023

AG Yost Sues Dayton-Area Fence Builder for Swindling Homeowners

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Germantown fence company and its owner who are accused of pocketing more than $100,000 from consumers, money that was supposed to be used to build fences.

2/22/2023

6 Arrested in Lake County Human Trafficking Sting, Including City Council President

The Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force in conjunction with Wickliffe Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested six men for attempting to buy sex, among them the president of Eastlake City Council, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Lake County Sheriff Frank Leonbruno announced today.

2/21/2023

AG Yost Sues Columbus Contractors for Shoddy Work

Two Columbus contractors who renamed their business multiple times are being sued by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost for performing shoddy driveway resurfacing work, leaving their consumers feeling both dissatisfied and cheated out of money.

2/17/2023
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