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Republican PAC running ads about state Supreme Court, Kanawha Circuit Court elections

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON – A national Republican political action committee is running ads in two key judicial West Virginia elections.

AG's office disputes Manchin's claim of impending $35 million settlement with McKesson

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin claims state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office is close to reaching a “horrible” sett​​​​lement with drug giant McKesson Corporation and wants Gov. Jim Justice to step in.

AG's office joins coalition in fight over anti-discriminatory contracts

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a nine-state coalition in urging a federal appeals court to protect the right of individual states to ensure companies that receive a government contract do not discriminate.

AG's office sues Putnam County flooring contractor

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit against Xpert Tile & Hardwood Installation, seeking fines and restitution.

Democratic group sues Morrisey, AG's office for failing to fully respond to FOIA requests

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Democratic political group has filed a lawsuit claiming state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has failed to provide public records about its dealing with several drug companies.

AG's office confirms concealed carry recognition with Kansas, South Dakota

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 12, 2018

AG's office confirms concealed carry recognition with Kansas, South Dakota

AG's office reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Michael relief

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

AG's office reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Michael relief @WestVirginiaAG

From Legal Newsline

Opioid lawsuits should proceed, magistrate tells MDL judge

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 9, 2018

A magistrate judge recommended that a bellwether trial against the opioid industry proceed, rejecting nearly all the arguments presented by manufacturers, distributors and retailers in their motions to dismiss hundreds of lawsuits accusing them of causing a national crisis.

AG's office alerts consumers to spike in IRS scam calls

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is alerting consumers to a recent spike in Internal Revenue Service scam calls, perhaps related to the upcoming Oct. 15 filing deadline for those who sought an extension in April.

Morrisey seeks to help educate medical providers on human trafficking

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 18, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has been providing surgeons and residents training to target and reduce human trafficking in West Virginia.

Morrisey reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Florence relief, charities

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds consumers to use caution as they open their wallets to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Morrisey urges Congress to fix Fentanyl loophole

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging Congress to fix a loophole involving Fentanyl, along with a group of 52 state and territory attorneys general.

Partnership between Attorney General, U.S. Attorney sends 14 to prison

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A partnership between Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S. Attorney Bill Powell attempting to rid the state of drug trafficking has secured 14 convictions since it began in 2015.

Morrisey receives U.S. Chamber endorsement in U.S. Senate race

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 30, 2018

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in his bid for the U.S. Senate.

Morrisey: Disability fraud unit exceeds $11 million in savings

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 25, 2018

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his disability fraud partnership has reached more than $11 million in total savings in the two years since it began.

Trump praises Morrisey, new EPA proposal on coal plants during W.Va. visit

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – President Donald Trump made another visit to West Virginia as the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to ease carbon emission limitations on power plants.

From Legal Newsline

Texas officials were 'in over their heads' when they struck deals with opioid lawyers

By Dan Fisher | Aug 16, 2018

When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.

West Virginia concealed carry permits recognized in 10 more states

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has affirmed recognition of West Virginia's concealed carry permits for 10 states.

AG's office sues Fayette Co. firewood equipment dealer, manufacturer

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit alleging a Fayette County firewood sales and equipment operation jeopardized the physical safety and financial well-being of consumers.

AG's office says Harrison Co. contractor failed to finish jobs

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 9, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit alleging a Harrison County contractor accepted down payments for awnings and other home improvements that were never installed.

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