Office of West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey News

State part of $100M settlement with Citibank over interest rate fraud

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 19, 2018

State part of $100M settlement with Citibank over interest rate fraud

Morrisey urges doctors, pharmacists to embrace anti-opioid law

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is remind health care providers they now can refuse opioid-based medication to treat pain because of legislation he promoted.

AG's office urges consumers to shop smart at liquidation sales

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers to shop smart when purchasing items from retailers that are going out of business.

Morrisey appoints See as state's new solicitor general

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced the appointment of Lindsay S. See as the state’s second solicitor general.

Preserving the Second Amendment

By Patrick Morrisey | Jun 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – Americans who choose to lawfully exercise their right to keep and bear arms should be at liberty to do so.

Morrisey warns of price gouging during state of emergency

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 4, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is advising consumers to watch out for price gouging during a state of emergency due to heavy rain in the state's Eastern Panhandle.

AG's office secures $257K elder abuse settlement, shuts down meat wholesaler

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 4, 2018

AG's office secures $257K elder abuse settlement, shuts down meat wholesaler

AG praises U.S. Supreme Court ruling in wedding cake case

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 4, 2018

Morrisey praises U.S. Supreme Court ruling in wedding cake case

Man convicted for murder at Wheeling American Legion gets new trial

By Kyla Asbury | May 31, 2018

CHARLESTON— The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that a man deserves a new trial after evidence came to light that could exonerate him of his alleged crimes.

Claim deadline in Western Union settlement is approaching

By Chris Dickerson | May 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding impacted consumers about the upcoming claim deadline in a $586 million forfeiture by Western Union Company.

AG's office warns consumers of Medicare scam

By Chris Dickerson | May 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is warning consumers to be cautious of Medicare scams that seek to steal personal and sensitive information.

Blankenship refuses to support Morrisey in race against Manchin

By Chris Dickerson | May 11, 2018

CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship will not be supporting Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in the U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat Joe Manchin.

Lawsuit will be filed against state DOH for fatal wreck in I-64 work zone

By Chris Dickerson | May 9, 2018

CHARLESTON – Construction on Interstate 64 in Putnam and Cabell counties has led to scores of traffic accidents as well as the deaths of three people and an unborn baby. And soon, there will be a lawsuit filed regarding one of the deaths.

Morrisey wins contentious GOP race for shot at Manchin's Senate seat

By Chris Dickerson | May 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will take on incumbent Joe Manchin for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

Blankenship says polls show him winning; Jenkins, Morrisey seize on Trump tweet

By Chris Dickerson | May 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – On the eve of the West Virginia primary, Don Blankenship’s campaign has released a poll showing him with a sizable lead in the Republican race for U.S. Senate.

Attorney says AG's office shouldn’t be involved in criminal proceedings

By Kyla Asbury | May 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney has said that Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office should not be involved in a criminal case on a county level, but that his office is denying a Boone County inmate his own inmate records, despite a signed release and order from Circuit Judge William Thompson.

W.Va. joins seven other states in suit to end DACA

By Chris Dickerson | May 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined a coalition of six other states are suing the federal government, challenging the 2012 executive action that created the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

W.Va. reaches $2.65M settlement in VW emissions scandal

By Chris Dickerson | May 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says West Virginia has reached $2.65 million settlement with Volkswagen and two other automakers while saving the state more than a half million dollars in legal fees and likely exceeding the payout it would have received in multistate litigation.

The War on Coal is winding down slowly

By The West Virginia Record | May 1, 2018

The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815, two weeks after the signing of the peace treaty ending the War of 1812. If British General Edward Pakenham had had a cell phone, or even a beeper, he might have received notice of the treaty-signing before the battle began and been able to avoid his embarrassing defeat to Andrew Jackson.

AG's office renews concealed carry reciprocity with Pennsylvania

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 30, 2018

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office recently announced West Virginia has maintained full concealed carry reciprocity with Pennsylvania.

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