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Bob Ferguson

Sep 26 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorneys with the Wing Luke Civil Rights Unit are in federal court in New York today for the first hearing on Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s case seeking to halt President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Sep 25 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today asked a federal court to allow the State of Washington to join a federal lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.
Sep 20 2017
TACOMA — El Procurador General Bob Ferguson anunció hoy una demanda en contra de The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), el segundo proveedor de cárceles privadas más grande del país, por no pagar el salario mínimo a sus trabajadores, lucrando millones en ganancias ilícitas. La demanda del estado solicita al tribunal que ordene a la compañía a renunciar a estas ganancias.
Sep 20 2017
TACOMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a lawsuit against The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), the second-largest private prison provider in the country, for not paying its workers the minimum wage, netting the company millions in ill-gotten profits. The state’s lawsuit asks the court to order the company to give up these profits.
Sep 6 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a multi-state lawsuit co-led by Washington, New York and Massachusetts, seeking to halt President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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.

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