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Office of the Attorney General

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Bob Ferguson

Aug 21 2009
An interesting editorial has been published by the Yakima Herald. It talks about a frightening gang-related weapons seizure:Here's just a glimpse of what was taken during the drug-related arrest: a MAC-11 machine-gun pistol, several AK-47s, homemade silencers, shortened AR-15 rifles and shotguns. The total: 33 guns. Don't forget the three pipe bombs and a bag full of rolled-up $100 bills totaling thousands of dollars.
Aug 13 2009
Attorney General McKenna addressed the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce.  According to the Yakima Herald: McKenna came at an opportune moment to deliver his thoughts on the state's responsibility to address the issue. Read more about our office's 2007 proposal for anti-gang legislation, and our press release when those laws went into effect.
Aug 12 2009
An agreement was reached between Washington State and federal parties to resume the timely cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation after years of lawsuits and missed deadlines.
Aug 12 2009
AG McKenna's video report, recorded Friday, Aug. 7 at the Suquamish Reservation
Aug 07 2009
Attorney General McKenna moderated a panel on prescription drug abuse at a meeting of the Western Attorneys General on Wednesday. The panel included McKenna’s Policy Director, Chris Johnson. The Idaho Mountain Express reports:
Jul 30 2009
Attorney General McKenna spoke with the Peninsula Daily News yesterday about the problem of prescription drugs:
Jul 29 2009
The purpose of this blog is to keep you informed about what we’re doing at the AGO.  Here you’ll learn more about the latest issues we’re addressing – from gangs, to prescription drug abuse and beyond.