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Supreme Court sets date to hear right-to-work law arguments

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 1:40pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has set a date to hear arguments regarding West Virginia’s right-to-work law.

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.

43 states reach $33M settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Chris Dickerson May 24, 2017, 12:07pm

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Attorney General's office, along with 42 other AGs, have reached a $33 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil-PPC Inc. regarding representation of product quality. West Virginia’s share will exceed $440,000. The settlement resolves allegations that McNeil unlawfully promoted its over-the-counter drugs as meeting federal standards for manufacturing.

West Virginia to get $200K in Target data breach settlement

Chris Dickerson May 24, 2017, 11:46am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced an $18.5 million settlement between national retailer Target, 47 states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations stemming from a massive data breach in 2013.

AG's office leads push to roll back EPA regulations

Chris Dickerson May 23, 2017, 1:38pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading an eight-state coalition in establishing a list of federal regulations that should be repealed, replaced or modified.

Painkiller alternatives may reduce risk of prescription opioid abuse

Patrick Morrisey May 16, 2017, 11:49am

CHARLESTON – Opioid abuse is devastating our state, and too often it starts with something as seemingly harmless as the prescription of an opioid-based pain medication.

AG's office urges consumers to use a contract with home improvement jobs

Chris Dickerson May 9, 2017, 10:09am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers they should have a written contract when hiring someone for spring home improvement projects.

AG's office provides update on $160M settlement with Frontier

Chris Dickerson May 4, 2017, 10:33am

CHARLESTON — Frontier Communications has increased internet speeds for approximately 36 percent of customers impacted by its estimated $160 million settlement with West Virginia, according to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office.

AG coalition backs Trump's 1-in, 2-out rule

The West Virginia Record May 2, 2017, 11:42am

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was among those present in the Oval Office showing their support and appreciation when President Trump signed an executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review the grossly overbroad “navigable waters” rule, prepare to rescind it, and suspend litigation regarding it.

Chief deputy attorney general recognized for work in opioid battle

David Hutton May 2, 2017, 8:18am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Chief Deputy Attorney General Anthony Martin has been named to The State Journal: Generation Next: 40 under 40 recipients for 2017.

Morrisey, Jenkins hail federal court delay of Clean Power Plan decision

Chris Dickerson Apr. 28, 2017, 11:40am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins are praising a decision by a federal appeals court to postpone any decision regarding former President Obama’s Clean Power Plan while the new administration reviews and reconsiders that regulation.

AG's office to participate in Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Chris Dickerson Apr. 27, 2017, 8:41am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office, in coordination with Capitol Police, will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m.

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.