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Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces, Daniel J. Jensen, Randolph County Sexually Violent Predator Commitment

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that a Randolph County jury found Daniel J. Jensen, 41, of Moberly, Missouri, to be a sexually violent predator.  The jury took only 35 minutes to deliberate. Jensen has a history of abuse.  He had previously been convicted in California for molesting two boys, ages … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces, Daniel J. Jensen, Randolph County Sexually Violent Predator Commitment

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Shannon County Public Corruption Charges

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his office has filed a felony complaint in Shannon County against former City of Winona Clerk Terri Denton.  The complaint alleges that Denton, during her time as city clerk, misappropriated at least five hundred dollars. The charges allege that Denton was employed by the … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Shannon County Public Corruption Charges

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Responds to Secretary of State Inquiry

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today sent a letter responding to a request for information from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Office.  The letter rebuts in detail the frivolous nature of the complaint filed by the American Defense Legal Fund. CLICK to read the letter at AGO.MO.GOV SOURCE: news provided by … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Responds to Secretary of State Inquiry

Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General, State Agencies Launch Working Group to Study Blockchain Technology

MONTPELIER, VT – Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that four State agencies established a working group to study the opportunities and challenges presented by Blockchain technology.  In addition to the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), the Secretary of State, and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) will make up … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General, State Agencies Launch Working Group to Study Blockchain Technology

NEW YORK | Video shows NYC police pulling toddler from mother’s arms

NEW YORK — Police are investigating after a video was posted online that shows a group of New York officers, one of them wielding a stun gun, violently yanking a toddler from his mother’s arms while arresting her at a Brooklyn food stamp office. A witness said a security officer confronted the woman, Jazmine Headley, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Video shows NYC police pulling toddler from mother’s arms

WASHINGTON | In White House shake-up, Kelly’s departure now seems certain

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats’ investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture: Chief of Staff John Kelly’s departure now appears certain. Trump announced … Continue reading WASHINGTON | In White House shake-up, Kelly’s departure now seems certain

MILWAUKEE | Effort to weaken governor stirs separation-of-powers debate

MILWAUKEE— If Democrats sue to prevent Republicans from diluting the powers of Wisconsin’s new governor and attorney general, the lawsuits will probably center on one question: Are lawmakers usurping authority that belongs to the executive branch? The legal threat arose after Republicans passed bills Wednesday that would give lawmakers leverage over actions previous governors and … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Effort to weaken governor stirs separation-of-powers debate

WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush’s attorney general, to serve in the same role. Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri. He called Barr “a terrific man” and “one of the most respected jurists in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general