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Bob Ferguson

Jul 27 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson will lead a group of states urging a U.S. District Court not to block the federal government’s ability to protect the civil rights of transgender people in a brief to be filed today.
Jul 27 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a Snohomish County Superior Court judge to hold Tim Eyman and his political committees in contempt for failing to meet the court-ordered deadline for disclosing documents in the Attorney General’s campaign finance probe. A similar motion regarding for-profit signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions will be filed later today in Thurston County.
Jul 27 2016
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition in Lewis County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a violent sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Jul 26 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit successfully blocked the release of a convicted sex offender after a Snohomish County jury decided he should not be conditionally released into the community.
Jul 25 2016
PORT ORCHARD — The former owner of a vessel that sank in Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor in 2013 pleaded guilty today to charges of allowing the vessel to become derelict and polluting state waters.
Jul 21 2016
OLYMPIA — In the aftermath of more than 50 workers exposed to toxic vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Hanford Challenge and a Hanford union today asked a federal court to immediately order the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), to implement enhanced safety and vapor monitoring measures.
Jul 18 2016
Our nation is facing yet another heartbreaking tragedy.  Each incident, from the death of Philando Castile in Minneapolis to the loss of five police officers in Dallas, from the fatality of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge to today’s killing of at least three law-enforcement officers in Louisiana’s capital, is an individual occasion for mourning and reflection.
Jul 15 2016
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) will pay the state $9,240 to resolve an Attorney General’s Office lawsuit over the organization’s failure to timely and properly file lobbyist employer reports.
Jul 8 2016
The Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit will oppose the conditional release of a convicted sex offender in a civil trial this week in Everett.
Jul 1 2016
OLYMPIA — A Thurston County judge today granted Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to enforce subpoenas issued in the investigation of for-profit signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions, in connection with the AG’s investigation of the firm, as well as Tim Eyman, his political committees and his for-profit company.