Action is urgently needed to improve West Virginia's business climate, and the Office of the Attorney General can and should play a positive role in this process. The Attorney General has the authority - through both legal opinions and legal actions - to significantly improve West Virginia's business and regulatory climate. It is the goal of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to help West Virginia reach its economic potential.
During the next several months, the Office of the Attorney General will travel the state to talk with citizens, business groups, labor organizations and others to hear first-hand from them about what they would like to see changed.
The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General will travel throughout the state this spring, summer and early fall conducting a Jobs Summit and town hall meetings. The goal is to:
West Virginians are encouraged to participate in the Jobs Summit and town hall meetings in a number of ways:
Participate in one of our town hall meetings across the state. The Office of the Attorney General will be publicizing each town hall meeting as details regarding time and location become available. In the meantime, West Virginians are encouraged to contact our office at 304-558-2021 with any questions or ideas they may have.
Submit any ideas you may have. If you can't participate in one of the scheduled events, we still want to hear from you. Please e-mail any ideas or suggestions with a subject line of "Jobs Summit & Town Hall Meetings" to email@example.com.
Check out our web site for the latest updates and developments. Town hall updates will be regularly posted at www.wvago.gov/jobssummit.cfm and will include a list of all town hall stops, time and location announcements, event recaps, and other important information.
The Office of the Attorney General currently is working to set up dates and locations for Jobs Summit town hall meetings. We will be updating this page regularly with event information, so please check back for the latest details on town hall meetings.
The Office of the Attorney General will culminate its statewide tour with an event in Charleston this fall, in which individuals across the state will be encouraged to participate. The Jobs Summit Finale will include in-depth discussion on the findings and conclusions of the Attorney General's statewide tour, and will detail possible mechanisms for addressing the core business concerns expressed across the state.