BREAKING NEWS

AG Schmitt Announces Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys for Safer Streets Initiative


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (February 15, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced five Assistant Attorneys General who will be designated as Special Assistant United States Attorneys to help prosecute violent crime in St. Louis as part of the Safer Streets Initiative. Schmitt announced the Safer Streets Initiative in late January, an unprecedented cooperative effort between the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office to combat violent crime in St. Louis. Schmitt also announced an expansion of the Safer Streets Initiative to Kansas City and Springfield yesterday. Read more...

AG Schmitt and U.S. Attorney Garrison Announce Expansion of Safer Streets Initiative to Springfield


Springfield, Mo. (February 14, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced an expansion of Schmitt’s Safer Streets Initiative to Springfield. In this unprecedented cooperative effort, the Attorney General’s Office will work together with the U.S. Attorney’s Office to more fully prosecute violent crime in the Springfield area.   Read more...

AG Schmitt and U.S. Attorney Garrison Announce Expansion of Safer Streets Initiative to Kansas City


Kansas City, Mo. (February 14, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced an expansion of Schmitt’s Safer Streets Initiative to Kansas City. In this unprecedented cooperative effort, the Attorney General’s Office will work together with the U.S. Attorney’s Office to more fully prosecute violent crime in the Kansas City area.  Read more...

AG Schmitt Praises Missouri Supreme Court in State Informed Consent Law Decision


Jefferson City, Mo. (February 13, 2019) – Today, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled against “Mary Doe” in Mary Doe vs. Michael L. Parson, a case that challenged the Missouri Informed Consent Law on the basis of religious rights. Attorney General Schmitt applauded the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision. “The Missouri Informed Consent Law is a commonsense measure that is designed to protect women from undue pressure and coercion during the sensitive decision of whether or not to have an abortion,” said Schmitt. Read more...