Feb 2 2017
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the filing of an amended complaint in State of Washington v. Trump, the state’s lawsuit challenging key sections of President Trump’s immigration Executive Order as illegal and unconstitutional.
Feb 2 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s proposal to better support military consumers passed the House of Representatives in an overwhelming, bipartisan 98-0 vote today. House Bill 1056 is sponsored by Rep. Christine Kilduff, D–University Place, and its companion, Senate Bill 5041, is sponsored by Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R–Spokane.
Jan 31 2017
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Kitsap County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Port Orchard-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Jan 30 2017
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he is filing a lawsuit in federal court today against President Donald Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and high-ranking Trump Administration officials. Ferguson’s complaint asks the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington to declare unconstitutional key provisions of President Donald Trump’s immigration Executive Order.
Jan 30 2017
Following a three-day trial in Yakima, a judge ruled on Friday that Haney Truck Line violated the Washington Law Against Discrimination by refusing to allow an employee with a disability to bring a trained service dog to work, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today.
Jan 29 2017
AG Ferguson, joined by 15 other Attorneys General, condemns un-American executive order, vows to oppose Trump Administration's unconstitutional power grab
Statement from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Attorneys General of California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and the District of Columbia
Jan 28 2017
"The President's executive order on immigration is un-American and unconstitutional. "My team and I are working this weekend to explore our options to oppose this illegal action. "The rule of law applies to everyone — including President Trump — and I will use the authority of my office to hold him accountable to it."
Jan 25 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Spokane-area car dealer Greenacres Motors admitted to the AG’s allegations of a pattern of sexual harassment by its former owner and employee, Monte L. Masingale.
Jan 25 2017
"I am deeply troubled by the President’s Executive Order today regarding sanctuary jurisdictions. His order raises significant legal issues that my office will be investigating closely to protect the constitutional and human rights of the people of our state."
Jan 23 2017
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced his office has taken significant action to combat housing discrimination. A court approved yesterday the last of five legal resolutions with rental housing companies across the state accused of violating federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) by using blanket bans on tenants with a past felony. The resolutions all involve fines of $5,000 or more, penalties and nondiscrimination training.