Jan 10 2011
Lawmakers are back in Olympia today for the start of the legislative session. Two bills requested by Attorney General Rob McKenna are scheduled for public hearings this week. They aim to save taxpayers money and protect immigrants from poor legal advice.
Dec 28 2010
The Public Counsel Section of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office has reached an agreement with Qwest, CenturyLink, and the staff of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) on a set of conditions to benefit consumers affected by the companies’ proposed merger. Details here.
Dec 23 2010
Sharing this timely warning from Consumer Reports’ Money Blog: “Brazen package snatchers have been known to shadow FedEx, UPS, and U.S. Post Office trucks, swooping in to steal items if homeowners are away or too slow to retrieve them.” Read these tips to ensure a happy holiday ...
Dec 16 2010
A federal bill imposing new restrictions on online retailers will help protect consumers from sneaky marketing methods used to deceive shoppers into paying for additional services they didn’t want.
Nov 24 2010
Attorney General Rob McKenna handed out an early holiday gift for Washington food bank programs today: nearly $570,000 in assistance.
Nov 22 2010
Consumer Protection Division Chief Doug Walsh submitted this letter to the editor of the News Tribune in reaction to a Nov. 18 editorial about a hard money letter.
Nov 22 2010
Consumer Protection Division Chief Doug Walsh submitted this letter to the editor of The Seattle Times in reaction to a Nov. 15 article about a hard money lender.
Aug 18 2010
A FCC study shows most Internet users only receive half of the advertised broadband speed.
Jul 20 2010
Breaking news from the 2010 Conference of Western Attorneys General Annual Meeting: The Washington State Attorney General's Office has won the 2010 WAGGY Award for best social media!