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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

Theft from Elderly Couple Leads to Felony Indictment of Clinton County Man

A Clinton County grand jury has indicted a man on three felony charges stemming from a scheme that defrauded an elderly couple of more than $50,500, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

3/28/2023

AG Yost's Statement on Death Penalty Debate

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement in response to proposed legislation to end Ohio’s death penalty:

3/28/2023

Yost Sues Express Scripts, Prime Therapeutics and 5 Others, Blaming Exorbitant Drug Prices on Their Collusion

 In a landmark lawsuit filed today, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost accuses pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Prime Therapeutics of using a little-known, Switzerland-based company to illegally drive up drug prices and ultimately push those higher costs onto patients who rely on lifesaving drugs such as insulin.

3/27/2023

AG Yost Pushes Back on Biden’s Attempt to Rescind Protection for Student Religious Groups

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost authored a letter sent Friday to the U.S. Department of Education, co-signed by 21 other states, urging the Department to keep a rule that requires public universities to comply with the First Amendment or lose grant funding – a provision put in place to protect religious groups on campuses nationwide.

3/27/2023

Marion County Man Charged in Rapes of Children

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Marion County Sheriff Matt Bayles today announced the indictment and arrest of a Marion County man on multiple rape charges involving children.

3/20/2023

Human Remains Found in Gallia County Identified

Human remains discovered nine days ago in Gallia County have been identified as those of Koby Roush, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin announced today.

3/20/2023

AG Yost Shuts Down Eight ‘Knock-off’ Sham Charities

Five people involved in eight “charities” whose names were stolen from reputable organizations to lend credence to their scam have been ordered to pay a combined $190,000 in civil penalties and banned from associating with any charitable organization in the future, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today. 

3/16/2023

AG Dave Yost Sues Norfolk Southern Over ‘Entirely Avoidable’ Train Derailment

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a 58-count civil lawsuit in federal court today seeking to hold Norfolk Southern financially responsible for the Feb. 3 train derailment in East Palestine that caused the release of over 1 million gallons of hazardous chemicals, “recklessly endangering” both the health of area residents and Ohio’s natural resources.

3/14/2023
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