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AG's office reminds residents to be safe when filing income taxes

Chris Dickerson Mar. 23, 2017, 6:35am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers to safeguard personal information when filing taxes this year.

Morrisey talks about state economy at eastern Panhandle event

Chris Dickerson Mar. 20, 2017, 1:50pm

SHEPHERDSTOWN — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the eastern Panhandle over the weekend, talking about ways the state can boost its economy.

AG, WVU nursing school partner for school drug prevention program

Chris Dickerson Mar. 20, 2017, 1:15pm

CHARLESTON — State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has partnered with the West Virginia University School of Nursing to raise awareness about opioid abuse prevention in the Mountain State.

AG pushing Legislature to strengthen state's fight against Medicaid fraud

Chris Dickerson Mar. 18, 2017, 1:12pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says he is happy the state Senate Government Organization Committee has advanced legislation that would allow the state to more vigorously combat Medicaid fraud.

Bill to change medical professional liabilities law passes state Senate

Chris Dickerson Mar. 17, 2017, 12:00pm

CHARLESTON – A bill that would change current state medical professional liabilities law has passed the state Senate.

AG's office hosts law enforcement training, education session

Chris Dickerson Mar. 14, 2017, 1:32pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office hosted a training session for state and local law enforcement with the National Domestic Communications Assistance Center.

Lawmakers advance tax plan, unveil budget proposal

Chris Dickerson Mar. 13, 2017, 1:43pm

CHARLESTON – The state Senate Finance Committee soon will take up a measure creating an 8 percent consumer sales tax and a flat 2.5 percent personal income tax.

Wayne Co. school board member files second suit over robocalls

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 10:13am

CHARLESTON – A member of the Wayne County Board of Education has filed a second lawsuit against the school board and an employee.

AG's office alerts consumers to IRS scam calls

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 8:24am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is alerting consumers to a phone scam that targets consumers during tax season each year.

Partnership sends heroin trafficker to prison

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 8:18am

MARTINSBURG — A federal judge has sentenced a West Virginia man to prison for trafficking heroin in the state’s Eastern Panhandle, the product of a partnership between state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Acting U.S.

AG's office settles with Cabell County used car dealer

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2017, 2:14pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has settled a lawsuit against a used car dealer alleged repeated violations of state law.

Former Daily Mail owners say domain name was sold without permission

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2017, 9:35am

PARKERSBURG – The former owners of the Charleston Daily Mail claims United Bank wrongfully induced Charleston Newspapers to sell the rights to the dailymail.com domain name.

Morrisey hails passage of Senate bill to allow AG investigators to carry guns

Chris Dickerson Mar. 8, 2017, 10:41am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the passage of a state Senate bill that would allow investigators for his office to carry firearms in the course of their official duties.

AG's office asks Supreme Court to overturn right-to-work injunction

Chris Dickerson Mar. 8, 2017, 10:10am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has filed a petition to overturn a preliminary injunction against a right-to-work law passed in last year’s legislative session.

Justices vote to make Johnson permanent Court Administrator

Chris Dickerson Mar. 6, 2017, 3:56pm

CHARLESTON – Gary Johnson has had interim removed from his job title. The state Supreme Court of Appeals voted unanimously March 6 to make Johnson, a former circuit judge, the permanent Administrative Director of West Virginia Courts, Chief Justice Allen H. Loughry II announced.

Morrisey, others withdraw federal transgender lawsuit

Chris Dickerson Mar. 3, 2017, 12:58pm

CHARLESTON — Declaring victory, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas counterpart Ken Paxton have withdrew their coalition’s 13-state lawsuit against former President Obama’s transgender directive.

AG's office announces events for National Consumer Protection Week

Chris Dickerson Mar. 3, 2017, 12:38pm

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has announced it will various events across central and southern West Virginia aimed at consumer education and fighting fraud as part of National Consumer Protection Week 2017.

AG's office urges residents affected by storms to verify contractors

Chris Dickerson Mar. 2, 2017, 11:11am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging state residents dealing with damage from this week’s severe weather to be cautious when hiring others to assist with repair and cleanup.

Legislator's father shares struggle of securing insurance for business

Chris Dickerson Feb. 27, 2017, 9:05am

CHARLESTON – State legislators always are hearing stories from constituents.

State Chamber boss thinks lawmakers will find a way to limit new taxes

Chris Dickerson Feb. 24, 2017, 11:59am

CHARLESTON – During his gubernatorial campaign, Jim Justice frequently said West Virginians were taxed enough.