Aug 15 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 Pierce County Democratic Central Committee. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $63,643 in contributions, $90,357.95 in expenditures, and $34,791 in debts over a three-year period.
Aug 4 2017
OLYMPIA — In response to a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding Washington's marijuana regulations, Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered the following statement:
Aug 4 2017
VANCOUVER — The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Clark County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release to the community.
Aug 4 2017
Following their statements earlier today, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Governor Jay Inslee offer two examples of misleading information in U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ letter dated July 24:
Aug 2 2017
AGO files campaign finance complaint against Washington & North Idaho District Council of Laborers PAC
OLYMPIA —The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court yesterday alleging campaign finance violations by the Washington & North Idaho Laborers Political Action Committee (the PAC). Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $350,855 in contributions and $226,600 in expenditures.
Aug 1 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a “friend of the court” brief arguing that agricultural workers who are paid on a “piece-rate” basis by what they pick are also entitled to compensation for time they spend on other aspects of their jobs.
Jul 28 2017
OLYMPIA — A court today rejected a motion by two defendants in a $2.1 million campaign finance case involving Tim Eyman and for-profit signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions, asking the court to dismiss the case against them.
Jul 27 2017
OLYMPIA — In a letter sent today, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and 18 attorneys general urge members of the United States Armed Services Committee to stand with transgender military service members and protect their right to serve.
Jul 26 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson recovered nearly $750,000 in Medicaid reimbursement this week from pharmaceutical company Celgene Corporation for promoting medications to treat conditions they were not approved for, including certain types of cancer. The company is also accused of paying kickbacks to doctors for prescribing the medications and helping them change billing codes to ensure Medicaid would pay for their use.
Jul 24 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today asked a federal court to review the Trump Administration’s nearly two-year delay of the Chemical Disaster Rule, which updates important safety requirements for large industrial facilities that handle hazardous chemicals.