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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Nov 21 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Ferguson today released a report recommending specific policies to reduce the supply of opioids in Washington state. The report recommends a comprehensive approach to the problem, addressing prevention, treatment and enforcement. Ferguson is also unveiling three opioid-related bills he will take to the Legislature in January.
Nov 20 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that former employees of West Seattle Athletic Club will receive restitution from their former employer’s company following Ferguson’s criminal wage theft case.
Nov 15 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently honored Senior Counsel Carrie Hoon Wayno and the late Tacoma Torts Section Chief Glen Anderson with the Attorney General’s 2017 Steward of Justice Award.
Nov 8 2017
OLYMPIA — A Washington state appeals court unanimously ruled in favor of Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s campaign finance lawsuit against the Freedom Foundation, overturning the trial court’s decision to dismiss the case. The court sent the case back to the lower court for further proceedings.
Nov 1 2017
OLYMPIA — A wide-ranging antitrust investigation by Attorney General Bob Ferguson and 45 other attorneys general has uncovered even more involvement in an alleged generic drug price-fixing conspiracy.
Oct 27 2017
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Clark County Republican Central Committee. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $586,268 in contributions, and $463,079 in debts and expenditures since 2012.  
Oct 27 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that the owner of a Mattawa mobile home park will pay $100,000, to be used for restitution, and make needed repairs to all homes after forcing tenants to sign sham “purchase” agreements so he could avoid city health and safety inspections. The cost of the repairs is estimated at approximately $400,000.
Oct 27 2017
El Procurador General Bob Ferguson anunció hoy que el propietario de un parque de casas móviles de Mattawa pagará $100,000, que serán utilizados para la recompensa de los residentes, y hará reparaciones necesarias a todas las casas después de obligar a sus inquilinos a firmar acuerdos de “compra” fraudulentos para evitar inspecciones de salud y seguridad requeridas por la ciudad. El costo de las reparaciones se calcula en aproximadamente $400,000.
Oct 26 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court ruling and dismissed a challenge against Washington’s voter-approved Initiative 594, which expanded the state’s firearm background check requirements.
Oct 13 2017
VANCOUVER — Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) are in Clark County Superior Court this week, working to prevent the release of a convicted sex offender. The trial is expected to continue two and a half weeks.

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