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AG, career centers team up in fight against drug epidemic

Chris Dickerson Mar. 23, 2017, 6:55am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced a program to help destroy unwanted and expired prescription drugs in the Mountain State.

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.

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit belongs in AG's office

The West Virginia Record Mar. 21, 2017, 4:37pm

In 43 out of 50 states, the investigation and prosecution of Medicaid fraud is handled by the state attorney general.

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.

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.

Morrisey, Warner support state's method of maintaining voter lists

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 11:03am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Secretary of State Mac Warner support a multi-state effort urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a method used in West Virginia and other states to maintain the accuracy of voter lists.

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.

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.

There's good news and bad news, and it's the same news

The West Virginia Record Mar. 7, 2017, 2:19pm

There must be parallel universes. That's the only logical explanation. We live in one universe, and some members of the mainstream media live in the other. How else to explain the discrepancy between what’s been reported and what we see with our own eyes?

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.

W.Va. lawmakers support Trump’s actions to stop Waters of the United States rule

Kyla Asbury Mar. 1, 2017, 10:58am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia lawmakers are standing with President Donald Trump in officially undoing the Waters of the United States rule that unlawfully gave the federal government unprecedented control over small streams, farms and private property.

Morrisey discuses coal, substance abuse with Trump

Kyla Asbury Feb. 28, 2017, 12:39pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey met with President Donald Trump Tuesday and discussed efforts to reinvigorate coal mining and eradicate the state’s opioid drug epidemic.

Morrisey lauds Trump move restoring state control in transgender school policy

Chris Dickerson Feb. 23, 2017, 1:16pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is applauding President Trump’s directive restoring decisions regarding transgender students to states.