Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Nov 17 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently honored Senior Assistant Attorney General Dave Stolier and Senior Counsel Fronda Woods with the Attorney General’s 2015 Steward of Justice Award. The award recognizes assistant attorneys general who further the cause of justice through exceptional legal work and extraordinary contributions to the people of Washington.   
Nov 17 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson has selected eight Assistant Attorneys General to receive the 2015 William V. Tanner Award for outstanding achievements early in their careers. Ferguson established the award in 2013 in honor of the youngest Attorney General in state history.
Oct 16 2015
OLYMPIA — Today Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that his office has updated its online Open Government Resource Manual summarizing Washington’s sunshine laws.
Oct 14 2015
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that it has filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Freedom Foundation. Specifically, the AGO alleges that the Freedom Foundation failed to properly and timely file independent expenditure reports disclosing the value of the legal services it provided to support ballot propositions in the cities of Sequim, Chelan and Shelton, as required under the state’s campaign finance laws.
Oct 13 2015
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office today announced that it has filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by Service Employees International Union Local 925 (SEIU 925) and SEIU Local 925 Public Service PAC (SEIU 925 PAC).  Specifically, the AG alleges that SEIU 925 and SEIU 925 PAC failed to timely and properly file reports of in-kind and monetary contributions as required under the state’s campaign finance laws.
Sep 29 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced an agreement with the owner of the Haggen grocery store chain that ensures laid-off workers will receive their pay on time. 
Sep 9 2015
SEATTLE — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has released the following statement.
Sep 3 2015
SEATTLE — The Washington State Supreme Court ruled today that that a lawsuit brought by three young women who were sold for sex on Backpage.com can proceed against the company. The ruling adopts the approach advocated by the Attorney General's Office in an amicus, or "friend of the court," brief.
Jun 3 2015
OLYMPIA — Today the Washington State Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana law.
May 7 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that his office successfully defended Washington’s voter-approved Initiative-594, which expanded the state’s firearm background check requirements, against a challenge in federal court.

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