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Press Releases

  • Missouri Attorney General Files Suit to Stop Mask Mandates in St. Louis City, County

    Jul 26, 2021, 17:56 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today filed suit to stop the reimposition of a mask mandate in St. Louis County and St. Louis City. The suit, which was filed in circuit court in St. Louis County, names St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones, and the respective directors of the county and city’s health departments.
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  • Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlement with Major Opioids Distributors, Johnson and Johnson

    Jul 22, 2021, 11:17 AM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today announced that his Office has received a term sheet from Johnson and Johnson and multiple distributors (McKesson, Amerisource Bergen, and Cardinal Health), setting the stage for the largest victim-centric settlements the State of Missouri has ever seen and tentatively securing roughly just over half a billion dollars of funding for a state that’s been severely ravaged by the opioid crisis. At an earlier press conference, Attorney General Schmitt also announced an initiative, “Fighting Addiction, Saving Lives,” to push political subdivisions to sign on to the settlement in order to get the maximum possible payment, and, in turn, resources to victims of addiction, preventative care, and other important programs.
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  • Attorney General Schmitt, Attorney General Brnovich Co-Lead 26 States in Defending Second Amendment and Right to Self-Defense in SCOTUS

    Jul 20, 2021, 15:16 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich are co-leading a coalition of 26 states to protect Americans’ right to self-defense at the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS).
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