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Bob Ferguson

Jun 28 2016
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a more than $26 million agreement with Volkswagen over its deceptive marketing of its “clean diesel” vehicles, plus restitution for consumers and billions in investments in clean technology development and environmental mitigation.  
Jun 28 2016
SEATTLE — The United States Supreme Court today declined to review a case challenging Washington state rules adopted to ensure that patients have timely access to medication, including emergency contraceptives. Attorney General Bob Ferguson had asked the court to decline review in a brief filed with the high court.
Jun 27 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt:
Jun 23 2016
COUPEVILLE — The Attorney General’s Office today announced that an Island County jury denied the release of a sexually violent predator from the state’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.
Jun 23 2016
OLYMPIA — The U.S. Supreme Court by a 4-4 vote today blocked President Barack Obama’s 2014 executive actions to reform our country’s immigration system.
Jun 22 2016
“I recently heard comments from Joseph Backholm, a chief supporter of Initiative 1515. Mr. Backholm encouraged male signature gatherers to loiter outside women’s restrooms and to follow women into the restroom if they refuse to sign I-1515 petitions. I find these comments deeply concerning, and I join King County Sheriff John Urquhart in urging signature gatherers not to follow this ridiculous direction.
Jun 21 2016
MOUNT VERNON — Skagit County Superior Court Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis ruled today that Skagit County Public Hospital District 1 has been violating the Reproductive Privacy Act by failing to provide elective abortion services when it provides a wide range of other maternity care services.
Jun 17 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement today in response to a letter he recently received from Paul Lawrence, of Pacifica Law Group, regarding the charter schools law passed this year by the Legislature (SB 6194).
Jun 15 2016
SPOKANE — The Spokane Division of the Washington Attorney General’s Office now bears the name of former Attorney General and Gov. Chris Gregoire.
Jun 10 2016
COUPVILLE — Prosecutors with the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit are attempting to prevent a sex offender from being conditionally released into the community in a civil trial this week in Coupeville on Whidbey Island.

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