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Federal Judge Invalidates Lake Erie Bill of Rights

A federal judge on Thursday invalidated the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, declaring it unconstitutionally vague and saying it exceeded the power of municipal government in Ohio.

2/28/2020

Summary for Proposed Amendment that would Change Legislative Term Limits Certified

The Ohio Attorney General's Office today certified a summary of a petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would make changes to legislative term limits.

2/27/2020

Human Trafficker Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene today announced that a Youngstown man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for human trafficking charges.

2/27/2020

Dayton Doctor Indicted on 145 Charges for Child Pornography

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the indictment of Dr. Gregory Ramey on 145 felony charges for possession of child pornography.

2/27/2020

Cuyahoga County Corrections Officers Sentenced

Two former Cuyahoga County Corrections Officers were sentenced today for their roles in an attack on a restrained inmate. 

2/26/2020

Yost Provides Training, Grants to Prevent School Violence

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the development of new resources to address gaps in preventing targeted violence in schools. Training curriculum now available free for local school administrators, local law enforcement and others focuses on stopping violence before it starts.

2/26/2020

Human Trafficking Task Force Indicts Reverend and Woman for Trafficking Minors

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Vance Callander today announced the arrests of a human trafficking suspect and an alleged customer.

2/26/2020

Portage County Man Charged with Theft from VFW Post

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Aurora Chief of Police Brian Byard and Aurora Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin today announced the indictment and arrest of a Portage County man, who allegedly stole $714,376 from a local Veterans of Foreign Wars post.

2/25/2020

Yost Calls for Tighter Controls in Monitoring Economic Development Loan Programs

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today recommended that the General Assembly and Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration review the efficacy of the state’s economic development loan programs and determine whether there are sufficient controls in place to ensure the public’s dollars are being wisely spent.

2/24/2020

Yost Leads Coalition Urging Corporate Bankruptcy Reform

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has co-sponsored a letter to Congress urging support of legislation that will make it tougher for corporations to unfairly game the system when filing for bankruptcy.

2/21/2020
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