BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Announces Release of Business Council Against Human Trafficking Training Videos


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 23, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today released anti-trafficking training videos, a key component of the Business Council Against Human Trafficking. The videos are available for viewing by employees and members of the council, as well as members of the public.  Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Legislative Proposals to Strengthen Missouri Sunshine Law


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 22, 2018)  – Following a meeting with leaders of the Missouri Press Association, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced legislative proposals to strengthen enforcement of the Missouri Sunshine Law. The Attorney General’s Office has three proposals. The first creates a Transparency Division within the Attorney General’s Office. The second proposal asks for authorization to issue investigative subpoenas in the course of its public-record law investigations. Read more...

AG Hawley Files Two Lawsuits Alleging Sunshine Law Violations


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 18, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office has filed lawsuits alleging Sunshine Law violations in two separate Missouri counties. A lawsuit filed in Jefferson County alleges that a former Jefferson County Council Chair instructed a subordinate to destroy e-mails containing billing statements related to an outside law firm hired by the County Council. The lawsuit further alleges the former County Council Chair told the assistant to refrain from releasing the e-mails if requested.   Read more...

AG Hawley Announces First-Ever Legal Expense Fund Annual Report


Jefferson City, Mo. (January 10, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today sent the first Annual Report for the state’s Legal Expense Fund (LEF) to the General Assembly. The Report analyzes LEF expenditures and liabilities over the 2017 calendar year. Read more...