BREAKING NEWS

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...

AG Hawley Announces Boone County Sexually Violent Predator Conviction


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 6, 2017) – On February 3, 2017, a Boone County jury found Adam Derby, 35, to be a sexually violent predator. The Honorable Deborah Daniels signed an order committing Derby to the custody of the Department of Mental Health for treatment until such time he is safe to be at large. “Thanks to the hard work and dedication of those serving on the front lines of our criminal justice system, Adam Derby will no longer be a threat to Missouri’s children,” said Hawley. Read more...

CONSUMER ALERT: Tax Identity Theft Fraud


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 2, 2017) – Attorney General Josh Hawley warns consumers to be alert for tax fraud identity theft as the 2016 tax filing season begins. "Tax identity theft fraud has become all too common. Consumers should file their returns as early as they can,” Hawley advised. “Missouri consumers who experience tax fraud identity theft can reach out to my Office for help.” Read more...