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Survey shows race for West Virginia AG a close one

Chris Dickerson Sep. 26, 2016, 12:58pm

CHARLESTON – A recent survey among likely West Virginia voters has incumbent Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Democratic challenger Doug Reynolds in a statistical dead heat.

GOP ad links Reynolds to Obama, Hillary Clinton policies

Chris Dickerson Sep. 23, 2016, 8:05am

WASHINGTON – The Republican Attorneys General Association has released a new ad attacking Democratic AG candidate Doug Reynolds.

AG previews his coalition's arguments for EPA hearing

Chris Dickerson Sep. 22, 2016, 12:10pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey previewed the highlights of the arguments his coalition of state AGs will present in federal court against the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

Reynolds' latest ad attacks Morrisey's links to drug companies

Chris Dickerson Sep. 21, 2016, 9:46am

CHARLESTON – In its latest television commercial, Doug Reynolds’ campaign for state attorney general says incumbent Patrick Morrisey is lining his pockets with drug money while “West Virginians overdose in record numbers.” Morrisey’s campaign responded, saying the ad is another attempt by Reynolds “to divert attention away from the fact that he has no plan to fight substance abuse.” Reynolds’ ad, titled “Pockets,” can be viewed online.

Group of AGs wins case protecting prayer at public meetings

Chris Dickerson Sep. 19, 2016, 1:58pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and his 13-state coalition won in a federal appeals court as the right of government officials to pray at public meetings was recognized.

Woman says she was injured on slide at Gritt's Farm

Chris Dickerson Sep. 19, 2016, 1:22pm

WINFIELD – The owners of a popular Putnam County fall tourist attraction is being blamed a woman's injuries.

Justices tell Webster County it needs to pay its jail bill

Chris Dickerson Sep. 16, 2016, 1:36pm

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has told Webster County it has to pay its regional jail bill that now stands at more than $1.5 million.

AG's office gets $195K judgment against Fla. debt collector

Chris Dickerson Sep. 16, 2016, 11:36am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has obtained a $195,000 judgment against a Florida debt collections company and its owners.

AG announces 'Kids Kick Opioids' PSA contest

Chris Dickerson Sep. 15, 2016, 1:23pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced a contest to spur the creativity of the state’s elementary and middle school students, while also raising awareness of prescription painkiller abuse.

AG race: Campaigns spar over Clinton, strive to debunk each other

Chris Dickerson Sep. 15, 2016, 1:09pm

CHARLESTON – This week on the campaign trail in the race for West Virginia Attorney General: On Sept. 12, incumbent Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s campaign claimed challenger Doug Reynolds, a Democrat, is trying to hide his support of Hillary Clinton.

Morrisey, WVU medical school team to fight prescription painkiller abuse

Chris Dickerson Sep. 15, 2016, 12:19pm

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office and West Virginia University’s School of Medicine are collaborating on a multi-faceted approach to reduce prescription painkiller abuse in the state.

West Virginia Nurses PAC backs Reynolds in AG race

Chris Dickerson Sep. 15, 2016, 10:51am

HUNTINGTON – The Doug Reynolds for Attorney General campaign has announced that the West Virginia Nurses Political Action Committee (WVNurses-PAC) is endorsing Doug Reynolds in the upcoming election.

AG's office files suit against Ga. company in unclaimed property scheme

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2016, 12:47pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit claiming a Georgia company tricked consumers with letters trying to skim part of their unclaimed property.

AG's office says disability fraud hotline can protect Social Security

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2016, 12:22pm

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Attorney General's office is touting a toll-free hotline as an instrumental tool in the office’s fight against Social Security disability fraud.

AG's office explains why it wants CFPB to withdraw arbitration rule

Chris Dickerson Sep. 13, 2016, 2:58pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently led a coalition of AGs urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to withdraw its arbitration rule that attempts to limit companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer financial agreements.

CFPB? Creating Fortunes for the Plaintiffs Bar?

Chris Dickerson Sep. 13, 2016, 2:48pm

With the Obama administration, overreach comes from every direction.

Court says Wells can't appear on Kanawha ballot for County Clerk

Chris Dickerson Sep. 12, 2016, 10:27am

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has upheld a Kanawha County judge's ruling, meaning Erik Wells can not appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate for Kanawha County Clerk.

RAGA website targets Reynolds; campaign says Morrisey behind it

Chris Dickerson Sep. 10, 2016, 1:33pm

WASHINGTON – A new website created by Republican PAC takes aim at the Democratic state Attorney General candidate.

Morrisey campaign critical of latest ad from Reynolds

Chris Dickerson Sep. 9, 2016, 11:08am

CHARLESTON – A new advertisement from Democratic challenger Doug Reynolds is drawing heat from Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s campaign.

Justices hear arguments in Wells' Kanawha County ballot access case

Chris Dickerson Sep. 7, 2016, 1:38pm

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of a former Kanawha County lawmaker who seeks a spot on the November ballot as county clerk.