BREAKING NEWS

AG Josh Hawley & Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Announce $10 Million to General Revenue Fund


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 21, 2017) – Attorney General Josh Hawley and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft are pleased to announce that $10 million will be immediately remitted to the General Revenue Fund following the multi-state settlement with the Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and Moody’s Analytics, Inc. (“collectively Moody’s”). The landmark settlement, announced January 18, 2017, was the product of efforts between the Department of Justice, 21 states and the District of Columbia. In total, Moody’s will pay all injured parties $864 million.  Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Victory on Obama Administration Energy Regulation


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 20, 2017) – Attorney General Josh Hawley issued the following statement regarding the full repeal of the Obama Administration’s Stream Protection Rule late last week: “This is a great victory for the people of Missouri. My office took on the federal government to protect working families in our state from soaring energy costs, and we won. We sued the government to stop this regulation, and late last week Congress and President Trump responded by repealing it. I commend them," Hawley said. Read more...

Hawley Takes on California’s Job-Killing Regulations


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 16, 2017) – Attorney General Josh Hawley announced today that his office will fight California’s attempt to impose job-killing regulations on Missouri, all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Hawley asked the Court to hear argument in the State of Missouri’s challenge to a California law that imposes onerous new regulations on Missouri poultry farmers and would drive the costs of eggs up for Missouri families.  Read more...

AG Josh Hawley Files Lawsuit Against President Obama’s Unlawful Land Regulations


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 7, 2017) – Attorney General Josh Hawley announced today that Missouri has filed suit challenging Obama Administration rules that drastically expand federal power over farm and ranch land across Missouri and the nation. The rules in question expand the definition of “critical habitat” for endangered and threatened species. Missouri joins 19 other states in the suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama against the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read more...