Last evening, Attorney General Mark R. Herring was recognized with the Bronze Key award from the McShin Foundation for his ongoing efforts to combat heroin and prescription opioid abuse in Virginia.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement on Governor McAuliffe's action to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 Virginians.
As part of his ongoing efforts to address the heroin and prescription opioid abuse epidemic, Attorney General Mark R. Herring is calling on the federal government to close a loophole that keeps methadone clinics from reporting their dispensing data to state Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMPs) like the one Virginia operates.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring released the following statement on the Supreme Court of Virginia's granting of Keith Allen Harward's petition for a writ of actual innocence, which means the Court agrees that Harward is actually innocent of the convictions that have kept him in prison since 1983.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement regarding the case of Keith Allen Harward who has filed a petition for a writ of actual innocence for his convictions stemming from a 1982 rape and murder in Newport News.