Jun 24 2005
OLYMPIA -- Attorney General Rob McKenna today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Kelo v. New London, Connecticut, in which the Court held that taking for "economic rejuvenation" satisfies the “public benefit” requirement in the Fifth Amendment’s takings clause in the U.S. Constitution.
Jun 22 2005
BIG SKY, Mont. – Attorney General Rob McKenna will lead two top-level sessions focusing cybercrime and homeland security at the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) 2005 Summer Meeting this week.
Jun 1 2005
OLYMPIA -- Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced new division chiefs for the Ecology and Transportation and Public Construction (TPC) divisions of the Office of the Attorney General.
May 27 2005
OLYMPIA - Attorney General Rob McKenna today joined attorneys general across the country in an amicus curiae—or friend-of-the-court—brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a qualified reporter’s privilege to refuse to disclose confidential news sources.
Apr 25 2005
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today called the Legislature’s support of his requests to strengthen the Public Disclosure Act, curb methamphetamine production and improve consumer protection “three big wins for the citizens of Washington.”
Apr 22 2005
Olympia – Lawmakers have taken an important step to ensuring open public access to government records, according to Attorney General Rob McKenna.
Mar 28 2005
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that veteran Seattle attorney John Gose has been hired to fill a new position created to advise the Office of Attorney General on civil litigation.
Mar 1 2005
OLYMPIA - Attorney General Rob McKenna said today he was pleased Senate Bill 5735, the Public Disclosure Act legislation he requested, was approved by the Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee, despite his concern about an amendment added by the committee.
Feb 14 2005
OLYMPIA -- Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today he has appointed Susan Harris as the Executive Director of the Executive Ethics Board.
Feb 10 2005
Olympia - Attorney General Rob McKenna testified today before the House State Government Operations and Accountability Committee urging lawmakers to support legislation that would increase the public's access to public records.