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Tremendous victories require continued vigilance

Patrick Morrisey Apr. 24, 2017, 8:23am

CHARLESTON – Over the past few months, West Virginia has experienced a tremendous amount of success in beating back years of federal overreach that have devastated many in our state.

Morrisey, other states speak out in support of pregnancy center in free speech case

Carrie Salls Apr. 19, 2017, 12:43pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia is one of 10 states weighing in on a lawsuit filed against the Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns Inc.’s free speech-related lawsuit against the city of Baltimore.

Morrisey, other AGs defend Trump order easing overregulation

Chris Dickerson Apr. 18, 2017, 8:47pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad D. Schimel are leading a 14-state coalition asking a federal court to uphold an executive order aimed at reducing the regulatory burden on state governments and citizens.

AG's office urges residents to be cautious in final days of tax season

Chris Dickerson Apr. 10, 2017, 12:20pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers to take their time filling out tax information to avoid any missteps as the April 18 filing deadline quickly approaches.

State Republican leaders praise confirmation of Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Apr. 7, 2017, 3:21pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and other Republicans praised the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Morrisey hails passage of bill requiring opioid education in schools

Chris Dickerson Apr. 7, 2017, 3:00pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauds both the House of Delegates and the state Senate for passing legislation that will require county boards of education to implement opioid awareness and prevention programs into their curriculum.

RAGA releases digital ad thanking Morrisey for backing Gorsuch

Kyla Asbury Apr. 6, 2017, 2:36pm

CHARLESTON – The Republican Attorneys General Association has released a digital advertisement thanking Attorney General Patrick Morrisey for supporting Judge Neil Gorsuch for U.S. Supreme Court justice.

AG, law enforcement urge Legislature to fund State Police crime lab

Chris Dickerson Apr. 6, 2017, 1:16pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined more than 40 law enforcement professionals in urging the state Legislature to adequately fund the West Virginia State Police Crime Laboratory.

West Virginia signs brief supporting Trump's immigration order

Chris Dickerson Mar. 29, 2017, 8:44am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia is one of 13 states that filed a federal brief supporting President Trump’s revised executive order banning people from six “countries of concern” from entering the United States.

Morrisey wants House bill's cap on consumer fund kept at $6 million

Chris Dickerson Mar. 29, 2017, 8:08am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey isn’t happy about House action on a bill that would change the proposed cap on his office’s Consumer Protection Fund.

Morrisey hails Trump's executive order dismantling the Clean Power Plan

Chris Dickerson Mar. 28, 2017, 10:27am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was on hand as President Trump signed an executive order blocking the previous administration's Clean Power Plan. Morrisey said Trump's signature on the executive order vindicates his three-year fight against former President Obama’s administration's energy plan.

The opioid epidemic: We're making a difference

Patrick Morrisey Mar. 28, 2017, 8:49am

CHARLESTON – Addiction impacts every West Virginian. Whether it’s a child who lost a parent to an overdose or a friend who found himself addicted to pills after a routine surgery, the opioid epidemic has infiltrated every community and every household in our state.

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.