Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 7 2001
Seattle - June 7, 2001- The Attorney General's office is seeking applications from organizations that would use last year's $5.7 million settlement with vitamin companies for health and nutrition programs or to advance nutritional, dietary or agricultural science.
Mar 13 2001
Seattle - 3/13/01- Washington programs that support women's health, safety, educational or vocational needs will receive $673,643 in grants as the result of a settlement in a price-fixing case against New York shoe manufacturer Nine West, Inc.
Jan 30 2001
OLYMPIA -- Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire confirmed today that her office is investigating allegations that there may be price manipulation and unfair business practices behind the region's energy crisis.
Oct 10 2000
Seattle -October 10, 2000 - Washington consumers and businesses will recover $10.6 million in damages under a settlement in a global price fixing conspiracy case, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
Sep 28 2000
Seattle - Sept. 28, 2000 - As part of its settlement with Toys "R" Us and three toy manufacturers – Hasbro, Mattel and Little Tikes – the Attorney General’s office has awarded nearly $275,000 in grants to programs that benefit children throughout Washington state.
Jul 19 2000
Seattle - July 19, 2000 - The Washington state Attorney General’s office has completed its review of the proposed sale and merger agreement between Providence Health Systems and Swedish Health Services and will not oppose the plan.
Jun 7 2000
OLYMPIA – June 7, 2000 - My office has received and is now reviewing Judge Jackson’s order adopting – in large part – the remedy proposed by the U.S. Department of Justice and several states in their antitrust case against Microsoft.
Mar 6 2000
Olympia - March 6, 2000- Attorney General Christine Gregoire and the attorneys general of 49 other states, Washington, D.C. and five territories have reached a $34 million settlement with New York shoe manufacturer Nine West Inc. over allegations of price-fixing.
Nov 30 1999
SEATTLE - November 30,1999 - Washington State Attorney General Christine Gregoire today filed a consent decree requiring Exxon to sell the interest Mobil owns in the Trans Alaskan Pipeline system once a merger between the two companies is approved.
Sep 16 1999
Seattle - September 16,1999 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire has appointed Tina Kondo as the new chief of the Antitrust Division. The division is responsible for enforcing state and federal antitrust laws and investigating complaints about potential anti-competitive activity.

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