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Attorney General Yost Releases the 2023 ‘Yellow Book’ in Celebration of Transparency during Sunshine Week

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2023 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, a one-stop resource for information on Ohio’s Public Records and Open Meetings Acts.

3/13/2023

Coordinated Crackdown in Mahoning Valley Targets Human Trafficking and Money Laundering Operation

Several massage parlors suspected of operating as illegal fronts for money laundering and human trafficking were raided this morning in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene, Chief Eric Merkel of Warren Police Department and Chief Robert Gavalier of Austintown Police Department announced today.

3/13/2023

AG Yost Statement On Next Steps In HB 6 Scandal

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today regarding the next steps in the House Bill 6 scandal: 

3/10/2023

Petition Summary Rejected, Deemed Misleading to Ohio Voters

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary of a petition seeking to add a Section 22 to Article I of the state Constitution, an amendment entitled “Protecting Ohioans’ Constitutional Rights.”

3/8/2023

Attorney General Yost Silences Texas-based Robocallers

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and seven other attorneys general announced two related judgments effectively shutting down a massive robocall operation that bombarded Americans with billions of illicit robocalls, including more than 69 million to Ohioans.

3/7/2023

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
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