Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that the owner of a Mattawa mobile home park will pay $100,000, to be used for restitution, and make needed repairs to all homes after forcing tenants to sign sham “purchase” agreements so he could avoid city health and safety inspections. The cost of the repairs is estimated at approximately $400,000.
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Clark County Republican Central Committee. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $586,268 in contributions, and $463,079 in debts and expenditures since 2012.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court ruling and dismissed a challenge against Washington’s voter-approved Initiative 594, which expanded the state’s firearm background check requirements.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today joined a multistate coalition in filing a lawsuit seeking to force the Trump Administration to continue a key Affordable Care Act funding provision after the President announced on Thursday he would stop the payments.
VANCOUVER — Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) are in Clark County Superior Court this week, working to prevent the release of a convicted sex offender. The trial is expected to continue two and a half weeks.
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced he has asked a federal judge to block President Donald Trump’s latest version of his travel ban. This version would create an indefinite ban on travel by millions of people, including many with close ties to Washington.
OLYMPIA — Today Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson released his second annual Data Breach Report. His report finds that between July of 2016 and July of this year, data breaches affected nearly 3 million Washingtonians — more than six times the number impacted in the previous 12 months period.
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit in federal court to block the Trump Administration’s new rules undermining women’s access to contraception.
RICHLAND — Attorney General Bob Ferguson is today speaking to the Richland Riverside Rotary, the 100th Rotary he has visited since taking office.
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office won a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to inventory, test and help investigate the state’s backlog of sexual assault kits, which provide DNA evidence for sexual assault investigations.