Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Sep 24 2007
OLYMPIA—On Oct. 1, Attorney General Rob McKenna will argue on behalf of Washington's people before the US Supreme Court, defending Initiative 872, the “Top-Two Primary” initiative passed by about 60 percent of voters in 2004.
Sep 20 2007
Secretary of State Sam Reed, Attorney General Rob McKenna, and former Washington State Grange Master Terry Hunt will hold a media availability on Monday, Sept. 24, to discuss their defense of Washington’s Top Two Primary before the United States Supreme Court on Monday, Oct. 1.
Jul 26 2007
Olympia… Secretary of State Sam Reed and Attorney General Rob McKenna’s statement on the Washington State Supreme Court’s decision today in Madison v. State. This was the first case argued by Attorney General McKenna in front of the Washington State Supreme Court. Attorney General McKenna was assisted by Deputy Solicitor General Jeff Even.
Jun 14 2007
SEATTLE—Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna won his first case before the United States Supreme Court today, persuading the Court to unanimously uphold a state initiative requiring unions to obtain prior permission from non-members before using their representation fees for political purposes.
Apr 2 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna and Gov. Chris Gregoire  today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court decision in a critical challenge to the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases under the federal Clean Air Act.
Mar 22 2007
OLYMPIA - The Washington State Supreme Court today ruled that the Department of Corrections (DOC) has the authority to collect payments for Legal Financial Obligations from all inmates, including those sentenced to death or life without parole.
Feb 26 2007
We believe that Washington's 'top-two' primary meets the constitutional standards set by the U.S. Supreme Court and look forward to presenting our case
Jan 9 2007
Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna makes his first appearance before the United States Supreme Court Wednesday, presenting the state’s argument in Washington v. Washington Education Association.
Jan 8 2007
Washington, DC—Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna will make his first appearance before the United States Supreme Court Wednesday, presenting the state’s argument in Washington v. Washington Education Association.
Sep 26 2006
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Rob McKenna today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review the case of Washington v. Washington Education Association.

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