BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case


Jefferson City, Mo. (September 24, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today fired back in court filings arguing the court should not dismiss the lawsuit filed against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. and Branson Duck Vehicles, LLC alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Missouri’s principal consumer protection statute. The filings also argue that the Circuit Court of Taney County is the proper venue for the case. Read more...

AG Hawley Joins 11-State Push for Deeper Cuts in Opioid Pill Manufacturing


Jefferson City, Mo. (September 20, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley joined an 11-state coalition in calling upon the federal government to implement sweeping reforms to account for the misuse of prescription painkillers and ultimately lead to the manufacturing of fewer opioids in 2019. Attorney General Hawley believes that although a 10-percent reduction is a step in the right direction, the proposed quotas remain excessive. The DEA has not yet accounted for illicit diversion and relevant input from states and federal agencies. Read more...

AG Hawley Obtains a $13,357 Default Judgment against Michael Robinson and Michael’s Irrigation, LLC for Defrauding Missouri Consumers


Jefferson City, Mo. (September 18, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained a $13,357 default judgment on behalf of six Missouri consumers who were defrauded by Michael Robinson and his company Michael’s Irrigation, LLC. Robinson entered into agreements with Missouri consumers to provide installation and maintenance services for water irrigation systems and took upfront payment for those services. Despite receiving payment, Robinson and his company failed to provide any of the promised services to customers. Read more...

AG Hawley Urges Congress to Support Funding Under Violence Against Women Act


Jefferson City, Mo. (September 17, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Hawley today joined 55 state and territory attorneys general urging Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) before it expires this year. The attorneys general sent a letter to congressional leaders and the chairs of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees emphasizing the importance of VAWA and the necessary tools it makes available to female survivors of violence. Read more...