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Update on Ross County Officer-Involved Shooting

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding the investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred in Chillicothe on Thursday evening.

11/18/2022

Registration Open for AG Yost’s Human Trafficking Summit

Attorney General Dave Yost’s Human Trafficking Initiative has opened registration for the AG’s 2023 Human Trafficking Summit, set to take place on Jan. 26 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
 

11/18/2022

AG Yost Sets the Table for $3.1 Billion Settlement With Walmart for Its Part in Opioid Epidemic - Ohio to Receive $114 Million for Recovery

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and a team of negotiators have set the table for a national agreement that would hold Walmart accountable for its role in the opioid-addiction crisis and provide $3.1 billion to participating states, cities, counties and other local governments for recovery efforts.

11/15/2022

Yost, 39 Colleagues Reach Historic Privacy Settlement With Google Over Location-Tracking Practices

Ohio and 39 other states have reached a $391.5 million multistate  settlement with Google over the company’s deceptive location-tracking practices – the largest multistate privacy settlement in U.S. history,  Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

11/14/2022

Attorney General Yost Kicks Off ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program in Zanesville

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addressed students at Zanesville Middle School today as the district ushered in another year of “Do the Write Thing,” a national program that asks middle-schoolers to explain how youth violence affects them and to share ideas about how to stop it.

11/10/2022

Statement from AG Yost on Family Dollar Lawsuit

Just days after his office sued Dollar General, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed suit against Virginia-based Family Dollar for also allegedly advertising goods at one price on shelves and charging another price, usually higher, at the checkout counter.

11/7/2022

Yost, Other Attorneys General Secure $13.67 Million in Settlements Against Experian Over Data Breaches, T-Mobile To Pay $2.43 Million in Related Case

Ohio and 39 other states have reached two settlements with the credit-reporting agency Experian over data breaches in 2012 and 2015 that compromised the personal information of millions of consumers nationwide, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

11/7/2022

Traffic Safety & Impaired Driving Training Grant Funds Now Available to Ohio Law Enforcement

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) has received a $280,000 federal grant to fund law enforcement training on identifying impaired drivers and investigating traffic collisions, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.
 

11/3/2022

AG Yost Welcomes Youngstown to ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced the kickoff of the ‘Do the Write Thing’ challenge today in the Youngstown City School District. The national program asks middle-schoolers to explain how youth violence affects them and to share ideas about how to stop it.

11/2/2022

Attorney General Yost Kicks Off ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program in Canton

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addressed students in Canton City Schools today as the district ushered in another year of “Do the Write Thing,” a national program that asks middle-schoolers to explain how youth violence affects them and to share ideas about how to stop it.

11/2/2022
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