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Bob Ferguson

Apr 17 2017
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Legislature established an important protection for victims of human trafficking today.
Apr 3 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson and 10 other states announced today a challenge to the Trump Administration’s efforts to delay new energy efficiency standards that would otherwise result in significant savings for consumers and reduce environmental pollution.
Mar 6 2017
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Thurston County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit an Olympia-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
Feb 9 2017
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Clark County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Vancouver-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
Feb 8 2017
An agency request bill from Attorney General Bob Ferguson aimed at extending the window of opportunity to prosecute human traffickers for their crimes today passed the Senate with unanimous bipartisan support. The bill extends the statute of limitations on human trafficking to match that of non-lethal arson and updates the definition of commercial sex to include “anything of value,” rather than simply a fee.
Jan 31 2017
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Kitsap County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Port Orchard-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
Jan 16 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today proposed bipartisan legislation to abolish the death penalty in Washington.
Jan 10 2017
Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit are in Spokane County this week, fighting to prevent a dangerous sex offender from being unconditionally released into the community.
Dec 29 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed five felony charges in Chelan County Superior Court today against a Cashmere man and his asbestos abatement business.
Dec 20 2016
VANCOUVER — A Clark County jury late yesterday denied release to a sexually violent predator after a prosecutor from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) proved that he remains mentally ill and sexually dangerous.

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