CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a group of 43 attorneys general in urging the Social Security Administration to prioritize necessary changes within its system to fight identity theft.
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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is encouraging consumers to think before they open their holiday wallet for just any charity.
CHARLESTON – The last two of 12 wrongful termination cases against West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner have settled. The cases of former SOS investigators Thomas Ranson and Jeff Shriner each were settled Dec. 13 for $50,000. With the 10 previous settlements, that brings the total to more than $3.2 million.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to exercise caution when receiving unsolicited pay-for-prayer calls.
CHARLESTON – Members of the state Supreme Court and others are praising the appointment of John Hutchison as the state’s newest justice.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is hailing a proposed change to the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general to stop or reduce annoying and harmful robocalls.
CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed two men to vacant circuit judge positions – Shawn David Nines of Thornton in the 19th Judicial Circuit and Thomas Ewing in the 12th Judicial Circuit.
CHARLESTON – In 1873, naturalist and preservationist John Muir famously wrote, “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” Rusty Webb now feels a similar pull. But he might write, “The Mountain State is calling, and I must go.”
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what he calls its commitment to a “more comprehensive approach” to regulating new coal-fired power plants.
Charleston attorney Gregory Chiartas submitted a letter Dec. 6 to the state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission withdrawing from the process. And in his letter, he threw his support to Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit for the position.
CHARLESTON – Just a month ago, Charleston attorney Dennise Smith and Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit both were fighting to win spots on the state Supreme Court. Now, Smith is throwing her support behind Tabit to temporarily fill another seat on the court.
WASHINGTON – West Virginia is on the Watch List for this year's Judicial Hellholes report because of the yearlong drama that has surrounded the state Supreme Court.
HUNTINGTON – A former WCHS-TV and WVAH-TV meteorologist is suing the stations and their parent company, claiming he was fired because of his age.
CHARLESTON – A class-action case regarding the state auditor’s office alleged failure to properly calculate and pay the wages of up to 40,000 public employees has been assigned a judge.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has refused to hear a petition regarding whether Gov. Jim Justice follows rules about where he lives.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court will not rehear a case in which it blocked the impeachment trials of four current and former state Supreme Court justices.