BREAKING NEWS

AG Schmitt Hosts Second “Working Group” to Discuss SAFE Kits Initiative


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 18, 2019) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and representatives from a variety of law enforcement, healthcare, and advocacy organizations gathered today in Jefferson City to discuss the progress and next steps in the SAFE Kit Initiative. The SAFE Kit Initiative is an effort to clear out the backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Missouri by gathering an inventory, creating a tracking system, and eventually testing certain kits. Read more...

AG Schmitt Sues Garden City for Sunshine Law Violations


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 17, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office is filing a lawsuit against the city of Garden City for disbanding most of their police department in a vote behind closed doors, a violation of Missouri’s Sunshine Law. Located in Cass County, Garden City voted to disband most of its police department in a vote held by the Board of Aldermen in November of 2018. Read more...

AG Schmitt Joins Kickoff of Clean Sweep 2019


St. Louis, Mo. (June 14, 2019) - Today, Attorney General Schmitt joined James Clark and Better Family Life for their kickoff event of their Clean Sweep 2019 initiative. Better Family Life founded and is leading this effort, along with developers and business leaders from the Regional Business Council in St. Louis, to knock down abandoned buildings in North St. Louis as they’re often havens for crime. Read more...

AG Schmitt Announces Multistate Settlement with Private Lender that Will Deliver over $4.7 Million in Debt Relief to Former Missouri ITT Tech Students


Jefferson City, Mo. (June 14, 2019) – Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that the Missouri Attorney General’s Office has secured an agreement to obtain over $4.7 million in debt relief for approximately 600 former ITT Tech students in Missouri as part of a multistate settlement. Nationally, the settlement will result in debt relief of more than $168 million for more than 18,000 former students at ITT Tech, the failed for-profit college. The settlement is with Student CU Connect CUSO, LLC (“CUSO”), which offered loans to finance students’ tuition at ITT Tech. Read more...