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Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that Callaway 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, … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Monroe County Murder Sentencing

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

Jefferson City, MO – 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 … Continue reading Missouri News: AG Hawley Files Amicus Brief in Support of Ending Burdensome Regulations on Farmers

Missouri AG Hawley Obtains Judgment Against Herbert Miller, Kathleen Miller & Miller Family Funeral Home for Defrauding Consumers

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained a $372,561.04 judgment on behalf of 54 Missouri consumers who were defrauded by Herbert Miller, Kathleen Miller, and Miller Family Funeral Home. Herbert and Kathleen Miller entered into contracts with consumers to provide pre-need funeral services and accepted upfront payments for those services. In 2016, … Continue reading Missouri AG Hawley Obtains Judgment Against Herbert Miller, Kathleen Miller & Miller Family Funeral Home for Defrauding Consumers

Missouri AG Hawley Investigates Missouri Furniture Company, Rough County Rustic Furniture, LLC

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his office is investigating possible misrepresentations by Rough County Rustic Furniture, LLC, an online furniture company based in Wright County, Missouri. The investigation began in December 2017. Approximately 598 complaints have been received from consumers nationwide. The investigation is looking into the circumstances surrounding … Continue reading Missouri AG Hawley Investigates Missouri Furniture Company, Rough County Rustic Furniture, LLC

Missouri Attorney General Hawley Statement on Backpage.com

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today issued a statement regarding Backpage.com being seized and shut down by federal authorities. Attorney General Hawley has been investigating Backpage.com regarding the website’s involvement in human trafficking. Backpage.com sued General Hawley personally to block the investigation, but lost in court. “This is a critical step … Continue reading Missouri Attorney General Hawley Statement on Backpage.com

Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Investigation into St. Louis Housing Authority

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced his Office is launching an investigation into the conditions of the Clinton-Peabody housing complex in St. Louis. The Attorney General’s Office has issued a civil investigative demand—a civil subpoena—to the St. Louis Housing Authority to determine whether conditions at the Clinton-Peabody housing complex violate … Continue reading Missouri Attorney General Hawley Announces Investigation into St. Louis Housing Authority