Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Oct 13 2015
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office today announced that it has filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by Service Employees International Union Local 925 (SEIU 925) and SEIU Local 925 Public Service PAC (SEIU 925 PAC).  Specifically, the AG alleges that SEIU 925 and SEIU 925 PAC failed to timely and properly file reports of in-kind and monetary contributions as required under the state’s campaign finance laws.
Sep 29 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced an agreement with the owner of the Haggen grocery store chain that ensures laid-off workers will receive their pay on time. 
Sep 9 2015
SEATTLE — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has released the following statement.
Sep 3 2015
SEATTLE — The Washington State Supreme Court ruled today that that a lawsuit brought by three young women who were sold for sex on Backpage.com can proceed against the company. The ruling adopts the approach advocated by the Attorney General's Office in an amicus, or "friend of the court," brief.
Jun 3 2015
OLYMPIA — Today the Washington State Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana law.
May 7 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that his office successfully defended Washington’s voter-approved Initiative-594, which expanded the state’s firearm background check requirements, against a challenge in federal court.
May 6 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today sent a letter to the Liquor Control Board sharing his recommendations about the board’s proposed permanent rules on recreational marijuana.  Ferguson highlighted his concern that rules be crafted to address all marijuana products that have the potential to appeal to children.
May 6 2015
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a response in the recall case against Auditor Troy Kelley today in Pierce County Superior Court.
Apr 30 2015
OLYMPIA — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that his office was joining an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court,” brief in Colorado Outfitters Association v. Hickenlooper and Beicker v. Hickenlooper in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit .  The consolidated cases involve a challenge to certain Colorado gun laws, including a background-check requirement similar to Washington’s I-594.  Washington state is currently defending against a similar challenge to I-594. 
Apr 9 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today urged the U.S. Department of Education to immediately relieve the debt burden of thousands of students who attended Corinthian Colleges, joining with several other state attorneys general.

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