AG Yost Helps Secure Lifetime Ban of Martin Shkreli from Pharmaceutical Industry, $65 Million Penalty

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a federal court has ruled in favor of Ohio, six other states and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in finding that convicted criminal Martin Shkreli engaged in illegal and monopolistic behavior when he served controlledVyera Pharmaceuticals and its parent company, Phoenixus AG.Read full story

Brown Tours Columbus Covid-19 Testing Site, Highlights Work of National Guard

 

Additional Federal Resources Deployed to Help Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Testing Site; Site Averaging 1,000 Tests Per Day

COLUMBUS, OH – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) toured CAS’ COVID-19 testing site with leaders from the Ohio National Guard, the Ohio State University, Columbus Public Health and CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society.… Read full story

New Audit of FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities’ DMR Now Available

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Jan. 14, 2022) – A new audit report of FirstEnergy Ohio utilities’ distribution modernization rider is now available. The audit report was ordered by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on Dec. 30, 2020 in response to the allegations surrounding the passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 6 during the 133rd General Assembly.… Read full story

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Civil Rights Division’s Virtual Program: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Remarks as Delivered

Hello, everyone.

It is my pleasure to welcome you, on behalf of the Department of Justice and our Civil Rights Division, to this convening honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

As we commemorate what would have been Dr.… Read full story

Governor DeWine Statement on Vaccine Mandate Decision

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – fJanuary 14, 2022 – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a statement following the decision in Ohio, et al. v. Department of Labor, OSHA, et al.:

“I am pleased by today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision. Government should neither prevent employers from enacting safety protocols, nor should it require employers to mandate vaccine decisions.Read full story