Next week Attorney General Mark R. Herring will begin his fourth annual statewide public safety tour. In addition to discussions on senior safety and ongoing efforts to address sexual and domestic violence, this year's tour will again include a significant focus on the continuing heroin and prescription drug overdose crisis.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring is encouraging Virginians to take advantage of Saturday's National Prescription Drug Takeback Day. Law enforcement agencies, community partners, and members of the Attorney General's team will be stationed at dozens of locations throughout the Commonwealth to accept unused or expired medications for proper disposal before they can be misused, abused, or accidentally ingested.
A drug dealer who used his drug supply to coerce women into prostitution was sentenced today to 18 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release. He will also be required to register as a sex offender.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined 21 other state attorneys general in calling out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers and their families across the country by revoking critical reforms designed to help students avoid default and curtail loan servicer misconduct.
Attorney General Mark Herring has joined 19 other state attorneys general from across the country in imploring members of Congress and the Trump administration to protect funding for drug treatment, especially in any future plans to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).