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Morrisey says state law banning anonymous election pamphlets is unconstitutional

Chris Dickerson Oct. 19, 2017, 1:28pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says a state law banning anonymous election pamphlets is unconstitutional.

Morrisey calls Manchin a hypocrite, blames him for fueling opioid crisis

Chris Dickerson Oct. 17, 2017, 1:55pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's "negligence and legislative record" has helped fuel the state's opioid crisis.

Morrisey leads group urging Senate to rein in unelected bureaucracy

Chris Dickerson Oct. 14, 2017, 11:05am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a coalition of 13 state attorneys general in urging Congress to curb the authority of federal agencies to create and enforce regulations.

AG's office files suit against Cabell Co. home inspector

Chris Dickerson Oct. 13, 2017, 4:18pm

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Morrisey supports Trump’s end to Obamacare subsidy payments

Chris Dickerson Oct. 13, 2017, 3:52pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is hailing President Trump’s decision to immediately halt Obamacare sub​​​​​sidy payments to insurers.

Jenkins, Morrisey campaign spar over views on abortion

Chris Dickerson Oct. 12, 2017, 11:25am

CHARLESTON – The campaigns for two Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate are sparring over their candidate’s views on abortion.

WVU professor doubts Clean Power Plan repeal will help coal industry

Chris Dickerson Oct. 11, 2017, 1:13pm

MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia University professor says the EPA’s elimination of the Clean Power Plan will have little effect on bringing back coal jobs.

U.S. Supreme Court won't hear Blankenship's appeal

Chris Dickerson Oct. 10, 2017, 10:22am

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

AG's office warns consumers to be cautious of ticket scalping

Chris Dickerson Oct. 10, 2017, 9:06am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges consumers to be cautious when buying tickets from individuals and third-party resellers for sporting events and other forms of entertainment.

W.Va. leaders hail withdrawal of EPA Clean Power Plan

Chris Dickerson Oct. 9, 2017, 1:00pm

WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration is abandoning the Clean Power Plan which was supposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Morrisey raises nearly $700K for Senate campaign in third quarter

Chris Dickerson Oct. 9, 2017, 10:23am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s campaign for U.S. Senate raised nearly $700,000 in the third quarter of 2017.

W.Va., 11 other states reinforce support banning sanctuary cities

Chris Dickerson Oct. 6, 2017, 5:08pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry are leading a multistate coalition in reinforcing support for the right of individual states to prohibit sanctuary cities within their borders.

Partnership nets ninth drug trafficking conviction

Chris Dickerson Oct. 6, 2017, 10:00am

WHEELING – A Wheeling man pleaded guilty Oct. 5 to trafficking cocaine in the state’s Northern Panhandle, making it the ninth conviction credited to a partnership between West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Acting U.S. Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen.

Jenkins: Schumer 'not welcome here in West Virginia'

Chris Dickerson Oct. 6, 2017, 8:12am

CHARLESTON –U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is coming to West Virginia next month for a Democratic fundraiser.

AG's office takes faith-based plan to fight opioids to Eastern Panhandle

Chris Dickerson Oct. 5, 2017, 4:56pm

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will travel to the Eastern Panhandle to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across the Mountain State in the fight against substance abuse.

AG's office reaches $100,000 prescription settlement with Kmart

Chris Dickerson Oct. 5, 2017, 11:07am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has announced a $100,000 settlement to resolve a dispute with K​​​​​-Mart, pushing total settlements in the broader case to more than $7.9 million.

Justice files dissenting opinion in right-to-work case

Chris Dickerson Oct. 4, 2017, 3:31pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Jean Davis has issued a dissenting opinion in the state’s right-to-work case filed by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

AG, State Police team to expedite drug offender prosecution

Chris Dickerson Oct. 3, 2017, 4:44pm

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Attorney General's office and the West Virginia State Police announced a $1 million contribution to accelerate the prosecution of drug offenders by providing much needed resources to reduce the state Forensic Laboratory’s backlog of drug identification tests.

Kanawha Co. jury awards $5.7 million in medical malpractice case

Chris Dickerson Oct. 3, 2017, 12:08pm

CHARLESTON – A jury has awarded $5.7 million to a woman who claimed she was injured during surgery.

Bannon seems to be firmly seated on the Morrisey train

Chris Dickerson Oct. 2, 2017, 11:19am

CHARLESTON – Former White House adviser Steve Bannon seemingly is throwing his support behind West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s 2018 U.S. Senate campaign.