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West Virginia Auditor J.B. McCuskey Pivots from Gubernatorial Bid to AG Race

West Virginia Auditor J.B. McCuskey announced he is ending his campaign for governor and will instead seek the Republican nomination for state AG. As previously reported, McCuskey was facing a crowded GOP gubernatorial primary field that included current West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey. McCuskey is serving his second term as state Auditor, and previously served…

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Republican and Democratic AGs Duel on Electric Vehicle Standards

The EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas standards for light- and medium-duty highway vehicles received dueling comment letters from a group of 21 Democratic AGs and Democratic officials from five cities and a group of 25 Republican AGs. In their letter, the Republican AGs argue that the proposed rule’s goal to increase the percentage of electric vehicles…

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West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey Launches Gubernatorial Campaign

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Governor. AG Morrisey has served as West Virginia’s AG since 2012 and mounted an narrowly unsuccessful bid against Sen. Joe Manchin in 2018. The announcement regarding his run for governor highlights his service as AG, including his commitment to fiscal responsibility and…

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Republican AGs Object to SEC Climate Change Reporting Proposal

A Republican group of 24 AGs, led by Patrick Morrisey of West Virginia and Mark Brnovich of Arizona, sent a letter to Secretary of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Vanessa Countryman, expressing opposition to the proposed rule entitled “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors.”

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AG Morrisey Recovers $500,000 from Debt Settlement Attorney

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey has reportedly reached a settlement with California attorney Thomas Moore to resolve allegations that his legal corporation, Moore Legal Center, violated West Virginia’s Consumer Credit and Protection Act. The complaint, which was filed in March 2020, alleged that Moore Legal Center advertised that it could settle consumer debt for less…

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