BREAKING NEWS

AG Koster's statement regarding State Auditor Tom Schweich


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 26, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster today released the following statement: “Tom Schweich was a lifelong public servant for our state and country. I am deeply saddened by his sudden loss, and extend my heartfelt sympathy to his family. I ask all Missourians to keep his family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.” Read more...

AG Koster obtains court order requiring additional data on north quarry of Bridgeton landfill


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 25, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today an order entered in the state’s ongoing lawsuit against Republic Services to require the company to provide the state with carbon monoxide data from 13 gas extraction wells on a monthly basis. This data helps state experts assess if the underground smoldering event is moving further into the north quarry, closer to the radioactive waste buried at the adjacent West Lake Landfill. Read more...

AG Koster calls on the FCC to block proposed changes by the banking industry to weaken federal robocall ban


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 23, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced his opposition to proposed changes sought by the banking industry to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) of 1991. In a letter to Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler, Koster and several other state attorneys general believe that the proposed changes would lead to more robocalls directed to consumers' cell phones. Read more...

AG Koster sues owners of Crawford County dam for safety violations and failure to obtain a permit


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 23, 2015) – Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Reed Lake dam in Crawford County, asserting the owners, Dwight and Kim Reed, have failed to meet safety requirements and have failed to obtain a valid registration permit for the dam. Read more...

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