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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced today he will host town hall


meetings in Logan, Boone and Mingo counties on July 30th and 31st.


The Logan County town hall meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. July 30 in Room 104 of the Logan County


Courthouse in Logan, 300 Stratton St. The Boone County town hall meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. July 30 in


the County Commission Chambers at the Boone County Courthouse in Madison, 206 Court St.


The following evening, Attorney General Morrisey will host a town hall meeting in Mingo County. That


meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. July 31 at the Williamson City Hall in Williamson, 107 E. Fourth Ave. All three


events are open to the public.


“Logan, Boone, and Mingo counties, like many other West Virginia counties, have faced some difficult


economic challenges in recent years. These town hall meetings are designed to discuss what stumbling blocks


exist that keep businesses from growing or locating in the county and how the Attorney General’s Office may


help to remove some of those barriers,” Morrisey stated.


“Economic growth is not a Democrat versus Republican issue, and helping to expand the economies of southern


West Virginia should not be a partisan issue, either,” he added. “That’s why we hope everyone will come to


these town hall meetings to share thoughts, ideas and concerns they have.”


Attorney General Morrisey said his Office can and should play a role in improving the state’s business climate


by reviewing federal and state regulations to determine if any improvements can be made.


“I will take any necessary action to help move our economy forward, as West Virginians cannot afford for our


state to fall further behind” Morrisey said. “The Attorney General possesses the legal power — through both


legal opinions and legal actions — to significantly improve West Virginia’s business and regulatory climate, and my ultimate goal is to help West Virginia reach its economic potential.”


Individuals interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP by contacting the Office at 304-558-2021 or by emailing


communications@wvago.gov.

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