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AG Hawley Lauds Prompt Passage of Sunshine Law Legislation in Missouri House


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 19, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today applauded the House for approving vital legislation that offers commonsense measures to update and improve Missouri Sunshine and Records-retention laws. “Transparency in our government is an essential part of democracy—and my Office must have the tools to ensure our Sunshine and records-retention laws are followed,” Hawley said. Read more...

AG Hawley Files Brief Challenging California Agriculture Regulations


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 13, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with 10 other state attorneys general, filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States challenging the state of California’s persistent disregard for federal law. The brief alleges that California continues to pass onerous regulations on agriculture and energy production that routinely flout the limits that federal law puts on the state’s regulatory reach. Read more...

AG Hawley Statement on House Investigative Committee Report


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 11, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued the following statement regarding the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight Report issued this afternoon: “The House Investigative Committee’s Report contains shocking, substantial, and corroborated evidence of wrongdoing by Governor Greitens. The conduct the Report details is certainly impeachable, in my judgment, and the House is well within its rights to proceed on that front. But the people of Missouri should not be put through that ordeal. Governor Greitens should resign immediately.” Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Double-Murder Conviction


Jefferson City, Mo. (April 11, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Rey Hernandez, 21 of the City of St. Louis, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action following a four-day trial in the City of St. Louis, April 5. Hernandez shot and killed Haris Hajdarevic and James Cobb, Jr. as they sat in a car in the 4400 block of Taft Avenue in the City of St. Louis on October 28, 2015. Hajdarevic was shot twice and died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Read more...