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AG Yost Seeks to Stop Federal Government from Holding Ohio’s Stimulus Funds Hostage

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against a part of the American Rescue Plan Act that threatens to withhold needed federal funds from Ohio in an effort to handcuff the state’s authority to make changes to its tax structure and economic policy.

3/17/2021

Belmont County Major Drug Interdiction Task Force Seizes 9 Pounds of Meth, Arrests Suspect

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Governor Mike DeWine and Belmont County Sheriff David M. Lucas today announced a significant methamphetamine seizure and subsequent arrest of a suspect.

3/15/2021

AG Yost Continues Crackdown on Dayton Tornado Grifters

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit against another contractor accused of scamming homeowners who suffered damage from the Dayton tornadoes in 2019.

3/15/2021

AG Yost Kicks Off Sunshine Week with Release of Updated ‘Yellow Book’

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2021 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, a one-stop resource for information on the Ohio Public Records and Open Meetings Acts.

3/15/2021

Ohio Sues Multiple Centene Entities for Breach of Medicaid Contracts: Centene Corp. used layers of Pharmacy Benefit Managers to jack up prices for tax payer-financed care, Yost says

Ohio has sued health-care giant Centene Corp. for an elaborate scheme to maximize company profits at the expense of the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and the state of Ohio, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today. 

3/11/2021

Caretaker who Stole from Mother to Buy Farm Indicted on Theft, Forgery Charges

A Knox County couple has been indicted on theft charges after an investigation by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s office found they stole close to $750,000 from a relative’s estate over several years.

3/11/2021

Marion County Judge, Wife Convicted in Hit-and-Run

A Marion County Common Pleas judge and his wife have been found guilty of multiple felony charges stemming from a June 2020 hit-and-run that injured a 19-year-old man, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

3/10/2021

Preble County Man Sentenced for Attempted Child Rape

A Preble County man was sentenced to prison yesterday as a sexually violent predator for his crimes against a victim under the age of 10, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

3/9/2021

AG Yost Files in the Supreme Court to Stop Federal Funding of Abortions

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 18 other states have filed a joint motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to stop President Biden from blocking the Supreme Court from deciding whether federal money can be used to fund abortion.

3/8/2021

Attorney General Yost's statement on VOCA Funding Bill

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the introduction of the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 to the U.S. House and Senate:

3/5/2021
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