BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Leads Coalition in Support of Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Drug Manufactures


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 21, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson, led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territory attorneys general to call on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem the diversion of their drugs to the illicit market.   Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Sex Abuse Conviction


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 17, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that Johnny Hardwick, 44, of Fremont, MO, pled guilty to sexually abusing two family members over an extended period of time. Hardwick pled guilty to four counts of Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree, one count of Statutory Rape in the First Degree, one count of Attempted Statutory Rape in the First Degree, one count of Statutory Sodomy in the Second Degree, and Incest. Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 16, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that Calloway County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Harris has sentenced Jason Lee Lage, 36, to life in prison for the murder of 26-year old Zachary Dawson of Madison, MO. Lage was also sentenced to an additional 50 years for armed criminal action. In March, Lage was found guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.   Read more...

AG Hawley Files Amicus Brief in Support of Ending Burdensome Regulations on Farmers


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 14, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, joined by 14 other state attorneys general, filed an amicus brief supporting the repeal of the Obama Administration’s 2017 Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule. The brief argues that this Rule, adopted on the very last day of the Obama Administration, was both illegal and economically unjustifiable.  Read more...