Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Aug 09 2012

Polaris Project, one of the top national organizations confronting modern day slavery, Tuesday announced the launch of its 2012 Annual Ratings Map on state human trafficking laws.

Aug 10 2012

 As  Law360.com  (subscription required) reported this week: The Washington Attorney General's Office called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday not to use congressionally approved funds to impede Yucca Mountain licensing proceedings until the D.C. Circuit rules in

Oct 17 2012

Speaking today at the Clinton Global Initiative, President Obama announced “major actions to fight human trafficking at home and abroad.”

Oct 17 2012

Another win yesterday in the fight against Medicaid fraud. In Pierce County Superior Court, Diana Esterly pled guilty and was sentenced to First degree Theft and Medicaid False Statement.

Jan 02 2013

As members of the Washington Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking, the Attorney General's Office urges you to join our team in reducing underage drinking and helping kids find safer, healthier alternatives. For tips on how you can help reduce youth exposure to alcohol, check out the latest op-ed by RUAD co-chairs, Michael Langer of the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery and Sharon Foster of the Liquor Control Board.