Jul 27 2017
OLYMPIA — In a letter sent today, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and 18 attorneys general urge members of the United States Armed Services Committee to stand with transgender military service members and protect their right to serve.
Jun 28 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is leading a coalition of nine states and the District of Columbia urging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide transgender veterans access to medically necessary health care.
Jun 26 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court today accepted review of cases filed in Hawaii and Maryland challenging President Trump’s revised travel ban. Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement on the court accepting the cases and its decision to partially lift injunctions blocking the executive order:
Jun 12 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled today that President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban should remain blocked.
Jun 12 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed two amici (friend of the court briefs) arguing that the U.S. Supreme Court should leave injunctions in place that block the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban.
May 25 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled 10-3 to keep the nationwide injunction on the President’s revised travel ban in place.
May 16 2017
OLYMPIA —Attorney General Bob Ferguson is leading a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in urging the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to uphold the right of a transgender student in Virginia to use the school bathroom corresponding to his gender identity.
Apr 26 2017
El Procurador General Bob Ferguson anunció hoy que acusa a una empresa agrícola de Quincy y a su mayordomo de violar el Título VII de la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Washington Contra la Discriminación por el acoso sexual de trabajadoras, prácticas discriminatorias de contratación y represalias contra las trabajadoras que informaron acerca de la conducta inapropiada.
Apr 26 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that he is accusing a Quincy agricultural company and one of its managers of violating Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Washington Law Against Discrimination over the sexual harassment of female workers, discriminatory hiring practices and retaliation against workers who reported the improper conduct.
Apr 6 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today released guidance for local governments on protecting the rights of all Washington residents, and the limits of federal immigration authority.