Sep 23 2016
OLYMPIA — In an action brought by the Attorney General’s Office, the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) will pay the state $16,622 over the organization’s failure to timely and properly file lobbyist employer reports of in-kind and cash contributions, as required under the state’s campaign finance laws.
Sep 22 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s campaign finance investigation of Tim Eyman, his political committees, and for-profit signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions can continue after months of delays and a costly court enforcement of Ferguson’s subpoenas.
Sep 14 2016
TACOMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed criminal charges against a Tacoma man and his company accused of discharging hazardous substances into the street and sewer near his industrial truck wash, and allowing an employee to fall into a basin of dangerous hydrofluoric acid, putting him in danger of serious injury.
Sep 9 2016
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed criminal charges against a Renton man accused of running an illegal dump and wrecking yard on his property for more than a decade.
Sep 8 2016
In a letter today to Governor Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that his office is closing without criminal charges its investigation into the February 10, 2015, death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in Pasco, Washington. During an encounter on a city street, three officers of the Pasco Police Department shot and killed Mr. Zambrano-Montes.
Sep 7 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by a broad coalition of over 50 community leaders and elected officials, today announced he will submit agency request legislation in the 2017 session to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
Sep 6 2016
SEATTLE — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced Seattle-based Julep Beauty, Inc. and its owner Jane Park, will pay $3 million for using deceptive “negative option” marketing tactics to lure consumers into signing up for recurring boxes of Julep products, and then making it very difficult to cancel their subscriptions. Today’s announcement covers deceptive practices that occurred between 2012 and 2015.
Sep 2 2016
AG: Seattle man faces nearly 10 years in prison for sexual assaults in King County Superior Court today
In a case prosecuted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office, a Seattle man faces nearly 10 years in prison after pleading guilty last month to multiple charges of indecent liberties and voyeurism.
Aug 30 2016
SPOKANE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that his office obtained a guilty plea to murder from the man accused of bludgeoning his girlfriend to death in front of their 3-year-old son.
Aug 15 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit to reject two cases challenging Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws.