Jun 14 2010
I remember watching the 1994 NHL All-Star Game as a kid and seeing the most peculiar commercial. There were military helicopters zooming through the air, scientists in white lab coats running around, searchlights panning the sky, and a wall of press straining to get a sound bite as flashbulbs exploded all around them ...
Jun 03 2010
Economy still got you down? Sign up for a free Money Smarts workshop and learn how to stretch your dollar. AARP has teamed up with a bunch of experts including folks from the Attorney General's Office to teach consumers how to spend less, save more and outwit the latest economic scams and schemes.
May 25 2010
Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna (总检察长) is again reaching out to Chinese-American community leaders to help protect residents from fraud and unfair business practices. McKenna, working with Chinese-American community leaders, will host a free public forum focused on consumer protection issues this Saturday at the Attorney General’s Seattle office.
May 25 2010
With the price of gold reaching record highs of well over $1,000, you might be thinking about finally dumping that wedding band from your first marriage or cashing in on that broken, out-of-fashion chain. But before you trade in valuables for cash, you should ready Attorney General's Rob McKenna's latest Ask the AG column.
May 18 2010
Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna is again reaching out to Chinese-American community leaders to help protect residents from fraud and unfair business practices. McKenna, working with Chinese-American community leaders, will host a free public forum focused on consumer protection issues Saturday, May 29, at the Attorney General’s Seattle office.
Apr 29 2010
For years now, the Italian restaurant chain The Olive Garden has touted in commercials their cooking school in Tuscany where they send their chefs to “learn the secrets of Italian cooking." ...
Mar 30 2010
By now we have all seen the attention-grabbing U.S. census commercials that first aired during the last Super Bowl. ... While in the commercials they’re absurdly trying to plan how to literally capture all 300 million Americans on film, the idea is essentially what the census is – taking a snapshot of America. ... This is a huge project, people. ... It looks like your browser cannot or does not support IFRAMES.
Mar 08 2010
Coinciding with the start of Consumer Protection Week, March 7-13, the state Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) released statistics regarding consumer complaints for 2009. Energy companies moved to the top of the inauspicious list, replacing telecommunications.
Feb 22 2010
Today, high school students from Cheney, Kittitas, Lake Stevens and Selah competed for the title of Washington State Champion in the national LifeSmarts competition and the chance to advance to the finals in Miami.