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Morrisey leads 30-state Supreme Court brief to protect World War I veterans cross

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a group of 30 states in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a case regarding a historic cross honoring World War I veterans, a matter he says has much broader implications for the First Amendment.

W.Va., 39 other states reach $68 million deal with UBS over interest rate benchmark

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced the state is part of a $68 million, 40-state settlement with UBS to resolve allegations of fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR, a benchm​​​​​ark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a far-reaching impact on global markets and consumers.

AG's office wants consumers to stay alert when buying last-minute gift cards

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging consumers to be selective and cautious when making last-minute gift card purchases as Christmas approaches.

Latest phone scam tries to trick consumer with drugs, crime allegations

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — ​West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging consumers to be wary of fraudulent calls alleging the consumer is linked to a drug offense or violent crime.

Morrisey joins other AGs to sign brief urging ban on discriminatory abortions

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a 19-state coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take action to protect state laws that prohibit discriminatory abortions based upon the biological sex, race or disability of the unborn child.

Claims deadline approaches in mortgage servicer case

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers of an approaching deadline to file claims as part of a $45 million settlement with one of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers.

Morrisey signs bipartisan letter to Social Security about identity theft

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 17, 2018

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.

AG: Consumers need to be cautious with holiday donations

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is encouraging consumers to think before they open their holiday wallet for just any charity.

AG's office urges caution with pay-for-prayer phone calls

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to exercise caution when receiving unsolicited pay-for-prayer calls.

Morrisey praises proposed changes to EPA Waters rule

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 12, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is hailing a proposed change to the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule.

West Virginia joins bipartisan group of AGs to fight robocalls

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general to stop or reduce annoying and harmful robocalls.

Morrisey applauds EPA plan for new coal-fired power plants

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 7, 2018

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.

Morrisey named in suit over 2017 car accident

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit regarding a 2017 auto accident.

Attorney claims state AG's office 'blatantly ignoring' court order to turn over FOIA info

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – An attorney representing a Democratic group says West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office is “blatantly ignoring” a court order to turn over information regarding his communications with major drug companies.

AG's office says it has released all the records it can 'at this stage' to Democratic group

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 31, 2018

CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office says it has complied with counsel for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to release all requested records "at this stage" and calls the actions of the group wasteful and purely political.

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