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Bob Ferguson

Aug 1 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a “friend of the court” brief arguing that agricultural workers who are paid on a “piece-rate” basis by what they pick are also entitled to compensation for time they spend on other aspects of their jobs.
Jul 19 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson’s ruling expanding “close familial relationships” exempted from the administration’s travel ban executive order.
Jul 18 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today joined a coalition of states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the Trump Administration’s effort to bar travel by certain close family members of people in the United States.
Jun 29 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined nine states and the District of Columbia in urging a federal judge to deny the Trump Administration’s request to dismiss three California cases challenging its executive order threatening “sanctuary jurisdictions.”
Mar 3 2017
OLYMPIA — Late yesterday, Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of 18 states and the District of Columbia in urging the United States Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling recognizing the right of a transgender student in Virginia to use the school bathroom corresponding to his gender identity.  
Jan 29 2017
Statement from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Attorneys General of California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and the District of Columbia 
Oct 3 2016
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by 20 states, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the appeal of a case against Backpage.com, which is accused of facilitating child sex trafficking.
Jun 27 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt:
Jun 23 2016
OLYMPIA — The U.S. Supreme Court by a 4-4 vote today blocked President Barack Obama’s 2014 executive actions to reform our country’s immigration system.
Mar 10 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today called on the United States Senate to take action on a Supreme Court nominee when presented by President Barack Obama. The request for timely consideration came in a letter signed by 21 attorneys general from around the country.

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