Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Apr 23 2015
OLYMPIA — Today, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s bill strengthening the state’s data breach notification law.
Apr 23 2015
OLYMPIA — Governor Jay Inslee today signed into law Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to renew and expand the state’s only cross-jurisdictional task forces that combat identity theft in Washington.
Apr 22 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that an Auburn man was arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this afternoon on charges he criminally mistreated a man in his care at his adult family home. The victim has been hospitalized since Jan. 6.
Apr 17 2015
SHELTON — A Mason County judge today sentenced a Tahuya man who tried to fill and alter the course of the Tahuya River to 30 days in jail on each count, to be served concurrently, $8,143 in fines, two years of probation and an order to follow civil and criminal environmental laws.
Apr 16 2015
Today, State Auditor Troy Kelley was indicted by a federal grand jury on numerous criminal charges.
Apr 14 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s proposal to close a loophole in the Sexually Violent Predator statute to prevent the release of offenders who have not been rehabilitated, passed the state Senate yesterday, 46 to 0.
Apr 14 2015
OLYMPIA — Today the House Public Safety Committee heard public testimony on a measure sponsored by Sen. Mike Padden that would make a fourth DUI conviction within 10 years a felony.
Apr 14 2015
TUMWATER — A former drywall contractor in Walla Walla must pay more than $1 million in delinquent workers’ compensation premiums and penalties.
Apr 14 2015
OLYMPIA — The Washington House of Representatives yesterday passed Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Patent Troll Prevention Act, a bill to protect Washington small businesses from predatory and bad faith patent infringement claims and demands, in an overwhelming 94-3 vote.
Apr 13 2015
OLYMPIA — Today, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s legislation strengthening the state’s data breach notification law passed the state Senate, 47 to 0.