Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jul 01 2013
Watch Solicitor General Noah Purcell on TVW's The Impact
May 09 2012
A letter signed by 38 state and territorial Attorneys General, including Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna, today urges 10 movie studios to adopt policies to eliminate tobacco depictions in youth-rated movies.
Sep 16 2011
As you may have heard, J.P. Patches makes his final public appearance in Seattle on Saturday.
Aug 25 2011
In the last week, the Washington State Supreme Court issued opinions on three cases argued by assistant attorneys general. In all three cases is was their first time arguing before the Supreme Court, and in each case they were successful. Here's to the beginning of three great case records!
Jun 27 2011
Attorney General McKenna, after taking over as President of the National Association of Attorneys General, began his initiative to crack down on modern-day slavery in the US.
Mar 31 2011
To quote a “Frostyism” (Frosty Westering, Hall of Fame head football coach, PLU, 1972-2003) from my time playing and coaching at Pacific Lutheran University: “Today’s headlines are tomorrow’s floors of bathrooms.”So as the papers and news broadcasts move away from the disaster and recovery efforts in Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is keeping the issue at the forefront.
Mar 09 2011
Today, I bid my goodbye to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. It has been a short yet successful run, and I am extremely grateful for these past three months.
Mar 07 2011
The Tri-City Herald reports that Attorney General Rob McKenna realized the severity of Washington’s mounting gang problem in 2005. McKenna discussed his awareness at a Richland Rotary Club meeting earlier this month:
Dec 29 2010
Attorney General McKenna appeared on KONA Radio this morning with Jeff Phillips.
Dec 28 2010
Former Washington State Attorney General Slade Gorton penned a powerful piece for the Olympian regarding two State Supreme Court cases challenging the independence of the AGO.

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