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AG Yost Fights for More of First Energy Settlement Money to go to Ohio Ratepayers, Not Attorneys

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is pushing back on plaintiff counsel’s notion that they should pocket 33% of a First Energy ratepayer class-action settlement.

10/5/2022

AG Yost’s Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Review FLRA’s Authority Over Ohio National Guard

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review Ohio Adjutant General v. Federal Labor Relations Authority. The case asks whether the Federal Labor Relations Authority, often called the “FLRA,” has the power to regulate the Ohio National Guard and its Adjutant General.

10/3/2022

Cincinnati Polluter Ordered to Pay $550,000 for Illegal Waste Dumping

A Cincinnati business owner who used his four companies to illegally discard waste at three sites – and whose dumping may have polluted the Little Miami River – has been ordered to pay a civil penalty of $550,000 and clean up his mess, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.
One-fourth of the penalty – $137,500 – will be awarded to the Little Miami Conservancy.

9/30/2022

Suspect Arrested; Another At Large Following Human Trafficking Indictment

The Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance to locate an indicted suspect following the arrest of her co-defendant.

9/28/2022

Knox County Couple Indicted in Elder Abuse, Theft of More Than $450,000

A Knox County grand jury has indicted a former law enforcement officer and his wife on seven felony charges stemming from the theft of over $450,000 from an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

9/28/2022

Statement from AG Yost on Breakthrough Between University of Toledo and ProMedica

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today after ProMedica Health System agreed to pay two outstanding payments it owes the University of Toledo’s medical school as part of an academic affiliation agreement:

9/27/2022

Yost Gives ProMedica Seven Days to Make Payment It Owes University of Toledo’s Medical School

With the future of the University of Toledo’s medical school at stake, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has warned ProMedica Health System that it has a week to make at least one of the two payments it owes the school under an academic affiliation agreement or face a lawsuit from the state.

9/21/2022

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