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.
Jan 23 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson will continue his push to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco and vapor products to 21 tomorrow before the House Health Care & Wellness Committee.
Jan 20 2017
OLYMPIA — In an action brought by the Attorney General’s Office, Secretary of State Kim Wyman will pay the state $10,115 over her campaign’s failure to timely file contribution and expenditure disclosure reports and timely deposit contributions. Attorney General Bob Ferguson is recused and was screened from any involvement in the matter.
Jan 18 2017
AG Ferguson files suit against Sallie Mae offshoot Navient Corp., announces Student Loan Bill of Rights legislation
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit against student loan servicer Navient Corporation, an offshoot of education-finance giant Sallie Mae. In addition, Ferguson also announced his agency-request Student Loan Bill of Rights legislation, introduced this session, to provide more resources for students and establish standards for student loan servicers like Navient.
Jan 16 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today proposed bipartisan legislation to abolish the death penalty in Washington.