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W.Va., Wisconsin AGs lead push asking EPA to respect states in WOTUS review

Chris Dickerson Jun. 21, 2017, 2:28pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with Wisconsin Attorney General Brad D. Schimel, are leading a 20-state coalition in requesting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preserve the role of the states in protecting the nation’s water sources.

Morrisey part of bipartisan coalition fighting to protect broadband consumers

Chris Dickerson Jun. 21, 2017, 2:25pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is part of a coalition of officials from 34 states and the District of Columbia urging the Federal Communications Commission to affirm the longstanding shared role of states in regulation and enforcement of broadband business practices.

Supreme Court suspends Clay attorney’s law license

Chris Dickerson Jun. 19, 2017, 3:39pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has suspended a Clay County attorney’s law license for a period of 12 months retroactively to the date of his temporary suspension last year. Justice Beth Walker authored the opinion.

W.Va., Louisiana lead 10-state defense of Trump's sanctuary cities order

Chris Dickerson Jun. 18, 2017, 9:22am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, is leading a 10-state coalition in defense of President Trump’s executive order that directs the federal government take lawful actions to ensure compliance with laws prohibiting sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants.

W.Va., other AGs want to intervene in federal oil, natural gas rule case

Chris Dickerson Jun. 15, 2017, 3:18pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a coalition that has filed a motion to intervene in a case that seeks to prevent the federal government from halting its unlawful oil and natural gas rule.

Cardinal Health files motion for summary judgment in opioid lawsuits

Chris Dickerson Jun. 15, 2017, 1:42pm

CHARLESTON – Cardinal Health has filed a motion for summary judgment or partial summary judgment as to all claims.

Morrisey launches faith-based substance abuse initiative with Parkersburg conference

Chris Dickerson Jun. 15, 2017, 9:41am

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has kicked off a statewide initiative aimed at empowering religious groups to help fight the state's substance abuse problem.

AG's office says funeral home violated state's preneed rules

Chris Dickerson Jun. 12, 2017, 3:15pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a petition against a funeral home and its owners alleging they refused to comply with a state audit and continue to operate without a certificate of authority.

Murray Energy coal companies accuse The New York Times of defamation

Chris Dickerson Jun. 9, 2017, 2:49pm

WHEELING – A group of Murray Energy coal companies has filed a lawsuit against The New York Times claiming the newspaper published defamatory statements that damaged the businesses’ reputation.

Morrisey introduces faith-based initiative to fight opioid abuse

Chris Dickerson Jun. 8, 2017, 9:49am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is starting a new faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across West Virginia in the fight against substance abuse.

AG's office announces June mobile office hours for Kanawha Valley

Chris Dickerson Jun. 2, 2017, 11:21am

A consumer representative from the Attorney General’s Office will be available to meet with local consumers.

AG's office reminds residents of claims deadline in drug case

Chris Dickerson Jun. 2, 2017, 10:43am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers of an upcoming deadline to file claims in a $125 million multistate settlement with pharmaceutical company Cephalon and anticompetitive practices involving its drug Provigil.

State leaders hail Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Chris Dickerson Jun. 1, 2017, 3:02pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Florida woman says she was injured in shuttle accident at The Greenbrier

Chris Dickerson May 31, 2017, 1:23pm

BECKLEY – A Florida woman says she was injured during an accident on shuttle at The Greenbrier Resort.

Woman says son was burned by swallowing Dollar Tree night light battery

Chris Dickerson May 31, 2017, 12:47pm

NEW CUMB​ERLAND – An Ohio woman claims her four-year-old son suffered a severe burn when he swallowed a lithium battery from a Dollar Tree night light.

AG's office warns consumers of utility scams

Chris Dickerson May 30, 2017, 3:53pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging state consumers to beware of impostor scams, particularly ones involving callers who claim to represent utility companies.

Blankenship's legal team files appeal petition with U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson May 26, 2017, 10:03am

WASHINGTON – Don Blankenship’s legal team formally has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal. Attorneys for the former Massey Energy CEO filed the petition May 25 asking the Justices to take up an appeal of his criminal mine safety conviction. They say the U.S. District Court in Charleston and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., both erred in rulings, and they claim Blankenship was a victim of politics.

Morrisey urges withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Chris Dickerson May 25, 2017, 11:21am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a 10-state coalition in urging President Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

AG wants federal legislation to help states get drug settlement money

Chris Dickerson May 25, 2017, 11:09am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a coalition of 51 attorneys general urging the federal government to address state based recoveries involving the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program.

Manchin, others have concerns about Trump's budget proposal

Chris Dickerson May 24, 2017, 4:19pm

WASHINGTON – Members of West Virginia’s legislative delegation are expressing concerns about President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal.