Washington, D.C. – West Virginia Attorney General and Chairman of the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Patrick Morrisey released the following statement congratulating Scott Pruitt on his confirmation to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency:
“The Senate acted in the national interest by confirming Scott Pruitt to his new post. Scott has been one of the top attorneys general in the country, leading fights against federal overreach and defending the rule of law. He will ensure the EPA fulfills its mission of providing a healthy environment for all Americans while not strangling our farmers and small businesses with unnecessary red tape. There is much work to be done to get Washington’s regulatory policies under control and in line with the Constitution. We look forward to working with Administrator Pruitt in his new capacity.”
About RAGA: The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) is the only national organization whose mission is electing Republicans to the Office of State Attorney General. In 2016 Republican attorneys general maintained their national majority, increasing the number of GOP attorneys general to 29. Over the course of the 2015-2016 cycle, RAGA raised a historic high of more than $23 million to support investments in campaigns across the country.