Latest Missouri Attorney General's Office News

Missouri Gov. Parson names Andrew Bailey attorney general

Nov. 23, 2022 14:16 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday appointed his general counsel, Andrew Bailey, to be Missouri's next attorney general, making Parson the state's most influential governor in executive branch appointments. Parson has now chosen replacements for...

Schmitt defeats Busch beer heir in Missouri U.S. Senate race

Nov. 09, 2022 00:56 AM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt won election to the U.S. Senate Tuesday, defeating Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine and keeping what’s considered a safe Republican seat in GOP hands as the party fought for control of the Senate. Schmitt, 47,...

Hearing to determine if Missouri boarding school will close

Sep. 08, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

A Missouri boarding school already under scrutiny amid physical and sexual abuse allegations may soon be shut down, following a judge's ruling. Cedar County Circuit Judge David Munton signed an order Wednesday night to close Agape Boarding School in Stockton after the Missouri...