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'Civil Action for Deprivation of Constitutional Rights Amendment' Petition Rejected

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary language for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution titled, “Civil Action for Deprivation of Constitutional Rights Amendment.”


U.S. District Court Agrees with AG Yost that Federal Tax Mandate is Unconstitutional

The U.S. District Court of Southern Ohio has ruled that the federal government cannot tie an unconstitutionally ambiguous condition to Ohio’s COVID-19 stimulus funding, vindicating the claim made by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.


Human Trafficking Task Force Arrests Tuscarawas Man on Felony Charges

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the arrest of a Tuscarawas County man on felony charges following an investigation by the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force.


Statement From Attorney General Yost on American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s ruling on utilization of American Rescue Plan Act funds:


AG Yost: Stop Launch of Instagram Kids to Protect Children from Online Predators

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 43 of his colleagues are demanding that Facebook abandon its plan to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13 because it threatens their safety and well-being.


AG Yost Investigation Leads to Indictment, Lawsuit Against Home Improvement Contractor

An investigation by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has resulted in an indictment and lawsuit against a Cincinnati home improvement contractor accused of failing to deliver services to Ohio homeowners.


AG Yost Files Lawsuit Against Charity Director for Misuse of Funds

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit against the director of the now-defunct Pen Ohio for using the charity to enrich himself.


AG Yost, Law Enforcement Officers Honor 809 Killed in the Line of Duty

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, and law enforcement officers from throughout the state gathered today for the 33rd annual Ohio Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony to honor the 809 Ohio officers who have died in the line of duty since 1823.


AG Yost Honors Finalists of Do the Write Thing Challenge

Ms. Hatton is one of 10 middle school students from the Springfield City School District finalists honored today by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost as a finalists in the Do the Write Thing Challenge -- which asked students to discuss their experiences with violence.


AG Yost Issues Warning of Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is alerting consumers to beware of some misleading tactics by over-the-counter hearing aid companies that make false claims of performance and that they have the government’s approval.

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