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Feb 27 2015
Port Orchard — A Kitsap County jury has decided that repeat sex offender George Edward Hancock, Jr. is a dangerous predator and must be confined in the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) have been fighting since July 2014 to prevent Hancock’s release into the community.
Feb 26 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today endorsed the decision by the Federal Communications Commission to preserve net neutrality and protect the open Internet. 
Feb 26 2015
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following joint statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s motion to stay the Texas judge’s decision to block reforms to the federal immigration system.
Feb 24 2015
OLYMPIA — The state filed charges in Chelan County today against Wenatchee restaurant owners who are accused of falsifying tax returns in order to hide more than a quarter-million dollars in taxes they collected but didn’t pay the state.
Feb 19 2015
MOUNT VERNON — The Washington Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Skagit County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Feb 19 2015
OLYMPIA — In light of yesterday’s Benton County Superior Court ruling that a Richland florist violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson today released the following statement:
Feb 18 2015
OLYMPIA — A Benton County Superior Court ruling today held that a Richland florist violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013.
Feb 18 2015
SEATTLE — A former Renton man accused by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson of abandoning roughly 40 barrels of hazardous waste pleaded guilty as charged today in King County Superior Court.
Feb 17 2015
TUMWATER — A Spanaway woman has been charged with stealing more than $56,000 in injured worker benefits while operating a barbecue eatery.
Feb 17 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request bill to raise the state’s legal smoking age to 21 passed a key legislative hurdle today. The House Health Care & Wellness Committee approved the bill in a bipartisan 12 to 3 vote.

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