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Standing up for West Virginia's seniors

CHARLESTON – Every West Virginian has basic human rights, regardless of age, to be protected from unlawful harm and suffering.

West Virginia sues DEA, reforms national drug policy

CHARLESTON – Every aspect of the pharmaceutical supply chain bears responsibility for the havoc and senseless death unleashed upon West Virginia – and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is no exception.

Defeat of EPA power plan brought real change

CHARLESTON – Two years ago, the outlook for West Virginia’s energy sector seemed grim.

Stop opioids from claiming another generation

CHARLESTON – Opioid abuse is one of the greatest challenges facing our state and nation. Lives are cut short every day. Whether by heroin or prescription painkillers, opioids do not discriminate. These senseless deaths occur across all segments of the population.

Protecting your personal information from identity theft

CHARLESTON – As the holiday season approaches, it becomes increasingly important for consumers to exercise caution to protect financial information.

Human trafficking can happen here

CHARLESTON – When many hear the phrase “human trafficking,” they may think of people from abroad being smuggled into this country to work.

President Trump is right to decertify Iran deal

CHARLESTON – By decertifying the Iran deal, President Trump has taken an important step toward making the United States, and the world, a safer place.

Incentivizing change to combat opioid abuse

CHARLESTON – As the chief legal officers of our states, myself and other attorneys general are taking action on many fronts to fight the opioid epidemic. We recognize that the devastating cost of addiction demands an unyielding commitment that utilizes every tool at our disposal.

A call to action for West Virginians

CHARLESTON – We are in a crisis, one that can only be solved with a great deal of hard work and engagement from citizens across our state. Opioid addiction continues to decimate West Virginia, reducing our workforce, tearing apart families and ultimately, claiming lives day after day.

AG's office is ready, willing and able to help consumers

CHARLESTON – Most businesses are reputable, but when a home repair, a vehicle sale or other transaction goes wrong, our office looks out for consumers.

Savings are a good start in fighting disability fraud

CHARLESTON – One of life’s little pleasant surprises is reaching into an old coat pocket and finding a few misplaced dollars. Even better is keeping millions of dollars in the pockets of taxpayers, which is exactly what my office’s Social Security disability fraud unit was created to do.

Painkiller alternatives may reduce risk of prescription opioid abuse

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.

Tremendous victories require continued vigilance

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.

The opioid epidemic: We're making a difference

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.

A justice who will fight for West Virginians

CHARLESTON – In late January, President Trump took an important step toward ensuring that the U.S. Supreme Court will protect the interests of the people of West Virginia.

Rooting out Medicaid fraud demands new leadership

CHARLESTON – Waste, fraud and abuse are rampant nationwide and West Virginia certainly is no exception.

Our fight against an unchecked bureaucracy

CHARLESTON — Did Congress give the EPA the power to make states like West Virginia change the way we get our electricity?

Ready for West Virginia's day in court

CHARLESTON – On Sept. 27, my office will take the lead before a panel of nine judges and make our best case against President Obama’s so-called “Clean Power Plan.” The Power Plan is an unlawful federal rule that forces states to stop using the most affordable, reliable form of energy — coal.

The 24/7 sobriety program: What might have been

CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s war on drugs continues to present many challenges.

Outside counsel policy ends cronyism, saves millions

CHARLESTON – West Virginia taxpayers deserve transparency, competitive bidding and millions of dollars in cost savings, all of which my administration delivered with its implementation of an outside counsel policy.