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Morrisey leads 37-state coalition in fight against opioid insurance incentives

Chris Dickerson Sep. 19, 2017, 11:46am

HUNTINGTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a group of 37 states and territories urging health insurance companies to examine financial incentives that contribute to the opioid epidemic in West Virginia.​​​​​

West Virginia makes gun reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin

John Severance Sep. 18, 2017, 10:55am

CHARLESTON – Protecting Second Amendment rights is something near and dear to the heart of West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

State Supreme Court vacates pro-union injunction in right to work case

Chris Dickerson Sep. 15, 2017, 2:17pm

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has dissolved a preliminary injunction that favored labor unions regarding West Virginia’s right to work legislation, clearing the way for it to become law.

Consumers warned of imposter scam in wake of Equifax breach

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2017, 1:38pm

CHARLESTON —West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning the public of a scam in which callers impersonate Equifax employees, calling and seeking more personal information in the wake of last week’s massive data breach potentially affecting more than 730,000 West Virginia consumers.

AG's faith-based anti-opioids initiative visits Wheeling

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2017, 1:31pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the Northern Panhandle to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups in the fight against substance abuse.

AG's office urges consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Harvey, Irma relief efforts

Chris Dickerson Sep. 11, 2017, 11:51am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers to use caution as they open their wallets to help those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

AG says Equifax breach could affect more than 700K West Virginians

Chris Dickerson Sep. 8, 2017, 1:49pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office says more than 730,000 West Virginia consumers could be impacted by a massive data breach targeting Equifax Inc., one of the nation’s three major credit bureau monitoring agencies.

Morrisey takes faith-based program to fight opioids to Northern Panhandle

Chris Dickerson Sep. 8, 2017, 1:03pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across the Mountain State in the fight against substance abuse will travel to the Northern Panhandle next week.

Morrisey, Jenkins both praise Trump's decision to rescind DACA

Chris Dickerson Sep. 6, 2017, 11:15am

CHARLESTON – Two Republicans vying for a U.S. Senate seat both praise President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind an immigration policy from the Obama Administration.

Justices hear arguments in West Virginia right to work case

Chris Dickerson Sep. 5, 2017, 2:32pm

CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court opened its fall term on Sept. 5 by hearing arguments in a high-profile case. The justices heard arguments related to West Virginia’s right to work law, The West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act. Last year, the state Legislature became one of 28 states to enact a right to work law.

Poll suggests Manchin holds edge over Jenkins, Morrisey in U.S. Senate race

Chris Dickerson Sep. 1, 2017, 1:20pm

CHARLESTON – A new poll shows incumbent Joe Manchin with an edge over the two top Republican challengers for the 2018 U.S. Senate race.

AG warns consumers to be wary of fake email alerts

Chris Dickerson Sep. 1, 2017, 12:34pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is warning consumers to be cautious of fake email alerts, especially as the frequency of online purchases increase during the fall and holiday shopping seasons.

AG's office wins court order against Monroe Co. funeral home

Chris Dickerson Aug. 30, 2017, 12:20pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has won a court order demanding a Monroe County funeral home suspend a portion of its business until it and its owners provide proper documentation to comply with a state audit.

Morrisey reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Chris Dickerson Aug. 29, 2017, 11:53am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is reminding consumers to use caution as they open their wallets to help those devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

A call to action for West Virginians

Patrick Morrisey Aug. 28, 2017, 1:06pm

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.

Morrisey leads coalition in U.S. Supreme Court filing on gun rights

Chris Dickerson Aug. 28, 2017, 10:59am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a 21-state coalition in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the rights of gun owners in West Virginia and beyond.

AG, DHHR win $380K penalty against illegal pain clinic

Chris Dickerson Aug. 23, 2017, 11:52am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office, in cooperation with the state’s Department of Health and Human Resources and its office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification, won a court order enforcing a $380,500 penalty against an illegal pain clinic.

Morrisey, DHHR win $380K penalty against illegal pain clinic

Kyla Asbury Aug. 22, 2017, 4:07pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in cooperation with the state’s Department of Health and Human Resources and its Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification, won a court order enforcing a $380,500 penalty against an illegal pain clinic.

State leaders praise Trump's declaration of national emergency in opioid crisis

Chris Dickerson Aug. 17, 2017, 1:03pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia officials have praised President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.

Morrisey, other AGs ask Congress to amend sex trafficking law

Chris Dickerson Aug. 16, 2017, 12:15pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a coalition of 50 state and territorial attorneys general in urging Congress to affirm that all law-enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking.